Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1203095

Date first listed: 21-Sep-1978

Statutory Address: 62, HIGH STREET

Statutory Address: TENASTELION, 64, HIGH STREET


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Statutory Address: 62, HIGH STREET

Statutory Address: TENASTELION, 64, HIGH STREET

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

County: Dorset

District: Weymouth and Portland (District Authority)

Parish: Portland

National Grid Reference: SY 68591 73390



SY6873 HIGH STREET, Fortuneswell 969-1/3/106 (North side) 21/09/78 Nos.62 AND 64 Tenastelion (64)


Pair of houses at end of row. Mid C18. Portland ashlar, slate roof. A house of higher quality than most in the area, with a 3-bay symmetrical front and coupled central doors to formal classical portico. Two storeys and attic. Two 2-light flat-roofed dormers above 3 plate-glass sashes at first floor and 2 at ground floor; these in moulded stone architraves with swept feet on stooled cills. Central Roman Doric portico with three-quarter columns carrying fluted frieze and moulded flat cornice, with two C20 intrusive doors separated by a plain stone pilaster, all on two stone steps. Plinth, rusticated alternating quoins and moulded stone eaves cornice; raised coped verges to kneelers, rendered gable stack, left, and brick stack, right. Interior to No 64 retains, first-floor front, a fully panelled room, with dado and main panels raised and fielded, frieze with anthemion decoration, and fireplace with pulvinated frieze and eared architrave; some panelled window shutters also remain. (Royal Commission on Historical Monuments: Dorset: London: 1970-: 255).

Listing NGR: SY6859173390


The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 381965

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1970), 255

End of official listing