TENASTELION

Overview

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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Location

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

Details

PORTLAND

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

GV II

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
381965
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 11 Feb 2004
Reference: IOE01/11383/03
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Reg Perry. Source Historic England Archive
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