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York Buildings (Terrace) with Area Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Weymouth, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6106 / 50°36'38"N

Longitude: -2.4532 / 2°27'11"W

OS Eastings: 368025

OS Northings: 79081

OS Grid: SY680790

Mapcode National: GBR PY.DHKP

Mapcode Global: FRA 57RG.82L

Entry Name: York Buildings (Terrace) with Area Railings

Listing Date: 14 June 1974

Last Amended: 22 December 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1145954

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467570

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
873-1/21/136 (West side)
14/06/74 Nos.56 AND 57
York Buildings (terrace), with area
railings
(Formerly Listed as:
ESPLANADE
No.56
York Buildings)
(Formerly Listed as:
ESPLANADE
No.57
York Buildings)

GV II

Pair of houses, now in one occupation, part of an original
terrace of 7 houses. c1785 (RCHME), modified mid C19.
Rendered, tile roof.
3 storeys, attic and basement. Each has a tile hipped dormer,
with sash to No.56 and early 2-light casement to No.57, above
plain sashes, 2 at second floor, and 2-storey bold canted
oriels, with low-pitched lead hipped cappings and modillion
top cornice; set back in the main wall plane are 2 sashes to
each basement. To left and right on 6 steps are original
panelled doors. The basement areas are enclosed by spearhead
railings, returned at the ends and centre, but with low coped
wall to the extreme right.
The right return, with double gable, is plain, and the rear,
in New Street,is mainly in unrendered brickwork, with a
mansard roof slope with dormers, and sashes with bars in
moulded flush boxes; two 4-pane, two 12-pane, and a stair sash
with margin panes. There is also a low 2-storey gabled service
wing.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
There were originally 3 houses here, but the end property has
been demolished. In detail they were probably similar to No.51
(qv), but the fronts modified later.
(RCHME: Dorset, South-East: London: 1970-: 354).

Listing NGR: SY6802379083

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