THE BLACK SWAN INN AND BOUNDARY WALLS TO NORTH EAST AND EAST

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1152692

Date first listed: 21-Mar-1983

Statutory Address: THE BLACK SWAN INN AND BOUNDARY WALLS TO NORTH EAST AND EAST, 159, HIGH STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE BLACK SWAN INN AND BOUNDARY WALLS TO NORTH EAST AND EAST, 159, 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: SZ 02665 78668

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

HIGH STREET 1. 5190 (south side) No 159 (The Black Swan Inn) SZ 0278 NE 5/95 and boundary walls to North East and East II GV

2. Of origin, altered in C18 and later. Purbeck Stone walls, colourwashed, Purbeck Stone roof. Brick stacks. Two storeys and attics. Ground floor has entrance door with flat stone canopy on brackets, and 3 double-hung sash windows. Similar windows to first floor. Two dormers to attic, one with a pent roof, one with a hipped roof, both with double-hung sashes. Wrought iron hanging sign under eaves. West of the existing entrance are signs of an earlier blocked door, and another further west. The building is raised above pavement level on a terrace with a Purbeck Stone retaining wall and simple iron railings. Two-storeyed gabled extension at rear, also in Purbeck Stone. Stone outbuildings at rear - attached to main building. Purbeck Stone walls and roofs. Single-storey. Probably originally stables, etc. Purbeck Stone boundary wall along High Street and Townsend Road. Stone gate piers to entrance leading to yard in Townsend Road. RCHM Monument 43.

Listing NGR: SZ0266578668

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 108221

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1970)

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