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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: 120, CHISWELL

List entry Number: 1203077



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

County: Dorset

District: Weymouth and Portland

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Portland

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 23-Jul-1975

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 381919

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SY6873 CHISWELL, Fortuneswell 969-1/3/199 (North side) 23/07/75 No.120


House at lower end of short row, adjoining No 145 High Street (qv) on its higher (left-hand) side. Early C19, some parts possibly earlier. Large squared coursed block, partly rendered; slate or concrete slate roofs and stone ridge stack. One-unit to left of 2-unit plan. Small 2-storey one-window unit, formerly a store or warehouse, has 4-pane casement above a plank door in stone-cheeked porch with concrete slab top. 3-storey unit to right has one-window front with 16-pane sashes. This returns to a raised parapet front with C20 casement at each of three floors and deep-set door to left. Rear is plain, with a lean-to. The building steps down the steep incline at this point in High Street, and the return front faces down into Chiswell, holding an important position in the townscape.

Listing NGR: SY6846373403

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National Grid Reference: SY 68463 73403


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