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Damers Hospital, Dorchester

Description: Damers Hospital

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 May 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 104246

OS Grid Reference: SY6863890309
OS Grid Coordinates: 368638, 90309
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7116, -2.4455

Location: Damer's Road, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 2JR

Locality: Dorchester
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT1 2JR

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Listing Text

DAMERS ROAD
1.
5191
Damers Hospital
SY 6890 7/162
II
2.
Included for east front and chapel alone. 1836. Former Poor Law Institution.
Architect George Wilkinson. Portland or Ridgeway hammer dressed stone. Red
brick dressings. Hipped slate roof. 2 storeys. 9 ranges of sashes, those
on ground floor with glazing bars. Central 3 bays break forward and have plain
band at 1st floor, moulded eaves cornice and pediment. Doorway with overscaled
modillion cornice.
Chapel of circa 1870. Brown brick, with moulded diaper work around upper part
of apse exterior. Moulded yellow brick cornice. Pitched tile roof. Open fleche
with spirelet at west end. Polygonal apse. Paired lancets separated by ashlar
buttresses.


Listing NGR: SY6863890309

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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