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Bell Cliff Retaining Wall and Railings and Steps Leading Up to Nos. 7 and 8 Broad Street, Lyme Regis

Description: Bell Cliff Retaining Wall and Railings and Steps Leading Up to Nos. 7 and 8 Broad Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 January 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 103795

OS Grid Reference: SY3421192063
OS Grid Coordinates: 334211, 92063
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7245, -2.9334

Location: 1 A3052, Lyme Regis, Dorset DT7 3QF

Locality: Lyme Regis
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT7 3QF

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Listing Text

(South-West Side)
Bell Cliff Retaining Wall
& Railings and steps leading up to
Nos 7 & 8 Broad Street
SY 3492 1/91
Late C18 probably. High wall of colourwashed stone rubble with capping extends
north-east and then west from premises occupied by the Information Bureau, Marine
Parade. The wall is surmounted by C19 railings which are looped in pairs. A
lower wall extends further north-east from the north-east corner and encloses
an L-shaped flight of steps leading up to higher ground before Nos 7 and 8 Broad
Street. Painted brick gate piers with capping flank the bottom of the steps;
steps partly of blue lias. C19 railings also flank innermost angle of steps.

Bell Cliff Retaining Wall and Railings and Nos 4 to 10 (consec) & 10A Broad Street
form a group.

Listing NGR: SY3421292062

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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