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The Lord Nelson Public House, Bridport

Description: The Lord Nelson Public House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 September 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 104545

OS Grid Reference: SY4681792879
OS Grid Coordinates: 346817, 92879
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7331, -2.7549

Location: King Street, Bridport, Dorset DT6 3LL

Locality: Bridport
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT6 3LL

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Listing Text

(South Side)

Nos 52 (The Lord Nelson
Public House) and No 54
SY 4692 1/265


Probably late C18. The Lord Nelson was originally called The King of Prussia,
so it may date from either the Seven Years or the Napoleonic Wars. In 1914
it became for a short time The King of the Belgians. Colour washed brick.
Pitched slate roof. Coped gables, No 52's with festooned urns above eaves.
2 storeys, and attics. Eaves cornice of diagonally placed bricks. 4 ranges
of sashes with glazing bars. 2 attic dormers with casements. No 54 has modern
shopfront and planked double doors with semi-circular fanlight. No 52 has
dentilled C19 shop window and 6 panel door with semi-circular fanlight. The
inner door is half glazed and the glass is engraved with an equestrian portrait
of a C19 Prussian King ( ? Frederick William II or III).

Listing NGR: SY4682692872

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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