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No 115 (Bridge House) Including Parapet Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Bridport, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.733 / 50°43'58"N

Longitude: -2.7522 / 2°45'8"W

OS Eastings: 347008

OS Northings: 92868

OS Grid: SY470928

Mapcode National: GBR PP.L6NC

Mapcode Global: FRA 5734.RKZ

Entry Name: No 115 (Bridge House) Including Parapet Wall

Listing Date: 19 September 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1324074

English Heritage Legacy ID: 104528

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

(North Side)

No 115 (Bridge House)
including parapet wall
SY 4792 1/76


1768 (date of building lease). Built by James Rooker, first Independant Minister,
as his home and an academy for the training of minister. A rare example of
a Dessenting Academy, and one of the forerunners of Western College, Plymouth.
Ashlar front. Hipped tile roof. 2 storeys and attics. Modillion eaves cornice.
Plinth and eaves cornice returned round giant angle pilasters. 5 ranges of
sashes with painted stone architraves and sills. 2 hipped dormers. Panelled
door with panelled reveals, moulded architrave, and hood on voluted console
brackets. East elevation has 4 cased sashes with glazing bars. Casement
windows behind. Rear part has old tile roof. Store parapet wall in front
with small gatepiers.

Nos 61 to 115 (odd) and wall from east end of No 115 form a group;

Listing NGR: SY4700892868

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