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The Lord Nelson Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bridport, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7331 / 50°43'59"N

Longitude: -2.7549 / 2°45'17"W

OS Eastings: 346817

OS Northings: 92879

OS Grid: SY468928

Mapcode National: GBR PP.0CY3

Mapcode Global: FRA 5734.QJT

Entry Name: The Lord Nelson Public House

Listing Date: 19 September 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1287780

English Heritage Legacy ID: 104545

Location: Bridport, West Dorset, Dorset, DT6

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Bridport

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Bridport St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

1.
5191 EAST STREET
(South Side)

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

II

2.
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

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