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

Dorset (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SY 68749 73383



SY6873 FORTUNESWELL, Fortuneswell 969-1/3/96 (South West side) Nos.59 AND 61


House with shops at junction with High Street. C18 with modifications in C19 and C20. Large square block, painted, to front, plain block or rubble elsewhere, slate roofs. A twin-gabled slightly canted front with lower buildings behind, in High Street, and stepping down the hill. Two storeys with basement and attic; each coped gable contains small 9-pane sash above a continuous moulded string course, below which 2+2 four-pane sashes to stone cills, and plate-glass shop fronts full width, with small central stone pier, and small section of stone to right end. The left return has two brick eaves stacks on stone bases, with 3 and 2 linked flues respectively; one plain casement at first floor, and small plank door to cellar at centre -plinth offset here runs through to adjoining flush unit in two storeys, lower than front, with small 2-light early casement, a 12-pane casement, and plank door. Beyond this, slightly lower, a hipped single bay unit. Rear gables also with coped verges. Interior not accessible, but may contain items of interest. An important corner site, and one of the earliest buildings in the area.

Listing NGR: SY6874973383


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

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Date: 28 May 2003
Reference: IOE01/09421/08
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Reg Perry. Source Historic England Archive
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