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11 11A 13 15 17 17A, HIGH 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: 11 11A 13 15 17 17A, HIGH STREET

List entry Number: 1119900


11 11A 13 15 17 17A, HIGH STREET

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

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Swanage

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Jun-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 21-Mar-1983

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 108199

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HIGH STREET 1. 5190 (south side) Nos 11, 11a, 13, 15, 17 and 17a (formerly listed as Nos 11, 13, 15, 17 and 17a) SZ 0378 3M 5/73 26.6.52 II

2. Built 1835. A terrace of shops, the ones at each end projecting slightly. Originally rendered, but the rendering has recently been stripped from the 2 end buildings, exposing Purbeck stone walls with brick window surrounds. Slate roofs. Cast iron balconies to first floor. Double-hung sash windows to first and second floors. No 11, now the White House Inn, has large modern small-paned windows to ground floor. Nos 11a and 13, now a shop, were the retirement home of John Mowlem - later the "Queen's" Restaurant. This has a C19 shop front. Above the roof is a projecting battlemented tower, formerly John Mowlem's observatory. Below this are 3 inserted dormers. No 15 has a modern shop front and a large modern inserted dormer in the attic. No 17 has a C19 shop front with projecting canted bays each side of a central door, and a dormer in the attic. No 17a, at the rear of No 17, faces Cliff Place and was probably originally a separate cottage, probably C18. Two storeys. Purbeck Stone walls and roof. Modern windows and door. Stone boundary wall linking this building to Nos 1 and 2 Cliff Place - this appears to be the site of a demolished cottage. RCHM Monument 32.

Listing NGR: SZ0325678663

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1970)

National Grid Reference: SZ0325678663


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