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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: 159 AND 161, HIGH STREET

List entry Number: 1205744



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: 17-May-1993

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 381972

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SY6873 HIGH STREET, Fortuneswell 969-1/3/112 (South side) 23/07/75 Nos.159 AND 161 (Formerly Listed as: HIGH STREET Nos.159-163 (Odd))


Pair of houses, upper end of short row. Early to mid C19. Large squared cut block to front, rendered gable, asbestos cement slate roof, but slate to back. Two storeys, and attic, each 1-windowed. 4-pane replacement sashes; to centre 6-panel doors, part glazed. The sashes to No 159 are deeper than those in 161. Coped verge, left; brick gable stacks, that to right on stone base. Back has central paired small 2-light flat-roofed dormer, flanked by new roof lights, over 4-pane sashes and replacement doors. To front a small paved area, and 4 concrete steps to doors. Return gable is to Cove Cottages. This pair and adjoining No 163 (qv) recently renovated (June 1991) with replacement windows, but sympathetic to original detail.

Listing NGR: SY6848773391

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National Grid Reference: SY 68487 73391


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