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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.


List entry Number: 1178854



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


District: City of Southampton

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 14-Jul-1953

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 135831

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1. HIGH STREET 5239 (east side)

Nos 34 and 35 (Dolphin Hotel) SU 4211 4/134 14.7.53


2. Street front of circa 1760 with early C19 extension. Some C16 buildings at back and in yard, part brick with stone mullioned window and part timber-framed with plaster infilling. Main front of symmetrical block of 3 storeys and attics with an early C19 north wing. Main part red brick with rusticated stuccoed ground floor and tiled mansard roof. Five dormers. Stone capped parapet and moulded wooden cornice carried round the heads of bow windows and to small central parapet. Rusticated stuccoed ground floor with 2 large segmental 2 storeyed bow windows on flanks to first and second floors. Central segmental arched opening to yard. Two right-hand windows altered to 3 arched windows with secondary entrance. Upper floors have 5 windows and two 3-light curved bow windows. Early C19 balcony to central first floor window with good cast iron railings having anthemion motif. The north wing is of yellow brick with painted brick ground floor. Brick parapet with stone coping. Small moulded cornice at second floor level. Two brick stringcourses between ground and first floor and at first floor cill level. Five sash windows with painted stucco flat arches. Second floor windows all blocked. The hotel dining room on the first floor front has C18 features including a pair of carved stone fireplaces in the manner of Henry Cheere. The entrance hall also has an C18 stone chimney piece in the manner of Cheere. C18 staircase to rear and left of dining room has mid-C18 coved plaster ceilings formerly over rooms.

Listing NGR: SU4200611268

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National Grid Reference: SU 42035 11352


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