This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.
Latitude: 50.6127 / 50°36'45"N
Longitude: -2.4539 / 2°27'14"W
OS Eastings: 367978
OS Northings: 79321
OS Grid: SY679793
Mapcode National: GBR PY.D9DH
Mapcode Global: FRA 57RG.1TR
Entry Name: Royal Terrace
Listing Date: 18 June 1970
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1038270
English Heritage Legacy ID: 467585
Location: Weymouth and Portland, Dorset, DT4
District: Weymouth and Portland
Town: Weymouth and Portland
District Council Ward: Melcombe Regis
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Radipole and Melcombe Regis
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
873-1/20/148 (West side)
18/06/70 Nos.82, 83 AND 84
Formerly known as: Nos.1-3 ROYAL TERRACE.
3 houses at end of terrace. 1816. Rendered, slate roofs.
One-room width, double-depth plan with double roof to central
valley, and side entry to rear dogleg stair and lower service
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, attic and basement developing to full 4
storeys at the rear where the ground falls away. Each 3
windows, sashes to stone sills, those to the first floor taken
down to floor level. No.82 has 2 original flat-roofed dormers
with 2-light casements above plain sashes, but at first floor
the upper sashes retain bars, and have small individual C20
balcony railings. Ground floor has a full-width shop front
incorporating the original doorway. No.83 has 2 dormers as
No.82, but retains 9-pane sashes at second floor and 15-pane
at first floor, with individual cast-iron balconies; it has a
full-width C20 shop front. No.84, the end house of the
terrace, has 2 gabled dormers, 4-pane sash at second floor and
plain sash to first and ground floors; the basement has
glazing-bar sashes. The door, to the left, is on 8 tiled
steps, in a plain arched reveal with an original panelled door
under a radial fanlight. A deep plain band at basement level,
a plain band to first floor, moulded cornice, blocking course,
cut down opposite one of the dormers to No.83, and parapet,
with 2 stacks to each right party wall. Across the full front
of No.84, returned to the door and stopped to the outer end by
a rendered wall, are original spearhead railings, with a gate
to the flight of stone basement steps.
The rear of Nos 82 & 83, which is rendered, has an eaves roof
rather than a parapet as the remainder. Some of the work is in
English garden wall bonding. No.82 has an early 3-storey
gabled wing, and a C20 tiled extension; No.83 has 2 dormers,
and No.84 a lower hipped service range. The right-hand gable,
to Gloucester Street, is plain.
Royal Terrace was originally of 18 houses, built in 2 phases,
with 2 end ranges of 3 houses each slightly stepped forward
from and higher than the central 12; this is the right-hand
three of that original composition, built in the first phase.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
(RCHME: Dorset, South-East: London: 1970-: 354).
Listing NGR: SY6797879321
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
Source links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.
Other nearby listed buildings