11 11A 13 15 17 17A, HIGH STREET

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1119900

Date first listed: 26-Jun-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 21-Mar-1983

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

Map

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Location

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

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

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck (District Authority)

Parish: Swanage

National Grid Reference: SZ0325678663

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 108199

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1970)

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