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4 AND 5, HIGH WEST STREET

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: 4 AND 5, HIGH WEST STREET

List entry Number: 1119055

Location

4 AND 5, HIGH WEST STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Dorchester

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-May-1975

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 104345

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. HIGH WEST STREET 5l91 (South Side) Nos 4 and 5 SY 6990 7/240 II GV 2. Mid C19. Formerly Williams' Bank (founded in 1786 by the Williamses of Bridehead, subsequently patrons of Benjamin Ferrey); 1897 absorbed into Wiltshire and Dorset Bank. Ashlar Bath stone. 3 storeys. Very elaborate and heavy moulded stone eaves cornice with modillions. Moulded stone cornice on 2 ornamental consoles over ground floor. Rusticated quoins. Arcaded ground floor, of which 2 outer arches contain 2 6 panelled doors and semi-circular fanlights, and 2 inner arches have sashes with semi- circular heads. Soffits moulded, jambs panelled, spandrels panelled. 4 ranges of sashes to 1st and 2nd floors, all with elaborate moulded architraves, and dentilled pediments to those on 1st floor. Panelled chimneys with elaborate cornicing and acroteria.

Listing NGR: SY6921590712

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National Grid Reference: SY 69217 90716

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