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Charlotte Row (Terrace)

A Grade II Listed Building in Weymouth, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6099 / 50°36'35"N

Longitude: -2.4531 / 2°27'11"W

OS Eastings: 368037

OS Northings: 79012

OS Grid: SY680790

Mapcode National: GBR PY.DHM0

Mapcode Global: FRA 57RG.851

Entry Name: Charlotte Row (Terrace)

Listing Date: 14 June 1974

Last Amended: 22 December 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1145947

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467563

Location: Weymouth and Portland, Dorset, DT4

County: Dorset

District: Weymouth and Portland

Town: Weymouth and Portland

Electoral Ward/Division: Melcombe Regis

Built-Up Area: Weymouth

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Radipole and Melcombe Regis

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


WEYMOUTH

SY6879 ESPLANADE
873-1/21/129 (North side)
14/06/74 No.47A
Charlotte Row (terrace)
(Formerly Listed as:
BOND STREET
(North side)
No.16)

GV II

Formerly Westminster Bank, now holiday accommodation above
public toilets. 1883. Red brick in English bond, Portland
stone ashlar and dressings, green Westmorland slate roof.
A very vigorous interpretation of French Renaissance with
Flemish Renaissance details. A very steep hipped roof is set
behind a balustrade parapet with plain panels, above main
walling carried out in flush banded brick and stonework in the
manner of Norman Shaw.
PLAN: a long but shallow plan, with its principal frontage to
Bond Street, and returning with the narrow front to the
Esplanade, where it reduces to a single-storey flat-roofed
pavilion. Ground floor is now in use as public conveniences,
and the upper floors, approached from the Esplanade are used
as a boarding house.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, attic and basement. The Bond Street front
is in 2 bays, plus the single-storey pavilion to the right.
The principal range has lofty Dutch-gabled dormers with
scrolled pediments behind the balustrade with corner urns,
inflected to the oriels below, which are deep semicircular
bows in 2 floors containing plain lights with curved plate
glass, and with a transom at first floor. The stonework is
richly detailed, including decorative pilasters and moulded
entablatures; the oriels are carried on bold paired stone
brackets which spring from broad mullions in the ground-floor
windows, which are of 2 and 3-lights respectively.
To the right is an arched doorway under an entablature and
high trapezoidal head with scrolls and a small pediment; the
heavily modelled original 3-panel door with embellishments is
still in situ. In the ashlar plinth, which rises to the ground
floor sill level, are 2 openings with segmental heads to
Mannersit keystones, and a grille with pavement access to a
basement.
The pavilion to the right has a lofty single light with
transom, and, low right, a plain square opening with a door
under a transom light. This unit has a stone balustrade with

some plain panels, and the high plinth, both continued to the
short return front which contains a pair of 2-light casements
with a transom and king mullion. The main party wall to the
left has a lofty banded stack with dentil capping, tied back
by a slated gable roof to the steep hipped end with vase-like
finial.
On the Esplanade front, behind the single-storey pavilion, the
main gable wall contains a single light each side of central
walling at first and second floors, under the continued
balustrade with corner urns. At the centre is a lofty banded
stack, tied back to the steep hipped roof by a slated gable
roof, and with a decorative scrolled pediment at half-height.
The capping has a dentil cornice.
INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: SY6803879019

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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