British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

The Red Lion Hotel, Wareham Town

Description: The Red Lion Hotel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 108110

OS Grid Reference: SY9230787385
OS Grid Coordinates: 392307, 87385
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6861, -2.1102

Location: B3075, Worth Matravers, Dorset BH20 4JT

Locality: Wareham Town
Local Authority: Purbeck District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH20 4JT

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Explore more of the area around Wareham Town, Dorset at Explore Britain.

Listing Text

(North Side)

The Red Lion Hotel
SY 9287 1/80 7.5.52.


C18. Yellow brick, with red brick dressings, quoins and rubber voussoirs. Hipped
tile roof. Hammer-dressed Purbeck stone plinth. 2 storeys and attics. Brick
oversailing courses at eaves. Giant pilasters at each end. 3 ranges of sashes
with glazing bars and keystones. 3 modern attic dormers. Double doors with 6
panels (4 fielded) and semi-circular fanlight, in reveals with fielded panelling.
Doorcase with fluted Doric pilasters taking full entablature and open pediment
with strapwork decoration in soffit.
Red brick extension to west: 1 range of round-arched sashes with glazing bars,
keystones and plain impost blocks. Chequer brick extension further to west: 2
ranges of flush-framed cased sashes with glazing bars and flush-panelled segment-headed
East elevation has 4 ranges of sashes with glazing bars and rubber voussoirs,
late C19 neo-Georgian doorcase, and 12-panelled gates with spikes in depressed-arched
carriage entrance with plain imposts and keystone. 4 modern attic dormers.

The Red Lion Hotel and Has 2 to 12 (even) form a group.

Listing NGR: SY9230787385

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.