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Johnstone Row (Terrace)

A Grade II Listed Building in Melcombe Regis, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.6114 / 50°36'41"N

Longitude: -2.4535 / 2°27'12"W

OS Eastings: 368007

OS Northings: 79174

OS Grid: SY680791

Mapcode National: GBR PY.D9J8

Mapcode Global: FRA 57RG.7YN

Entry Name: Johnstone Row (Terrace)

Listing Date: 12 December 1953

Last Amended: 22 December 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1038259

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467574

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


873-1/21/138 (West side)
12/12/53 Nos.60-65 (Consecutive)
Johnstone Row (terrace)
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.60-67 (Consecutive)
Johnstone Row)


Terrace of 6 houses (7th house in terrace is part of Statue
House (qv)). c1805-1810. Rendered, slate double mansard roofs.
PLAN: RCHME gives a typical plan (p.356) showing a transverse
central dogleg stair to 2 principal rooms at each level, and a
service wing; several units have a ground-floor shop.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, attic and basement, 1 or 2 windows to
each. All have a continuous moulded cornice, continuous
through the oriels, blocking-course and coped parapet. Nos 60
& 61 have each a flat-roofed dormer above a bowed oriel; that
to No.60 has plain sashes, and a full-width C19 shop front,
No.61 retains glazing bars to all 3 floors, a small light set
back to the basement, and an arched doorway to the left, on 4
stone steps. Each house has deep stacks to the right party
The remaining houses each have 2 dormers above a window plus
oriel at each level; No.62 has plain sashes, and a bow
replaced by a canted oriel, with a full-width C19 shop front
with large consoles, but late C20 window. Nos 63 & 64 are the
best retained externally, each having 2 dormers above 9 and
12-pane sashes to flush moulded boxes, and 6:9:6 above
8:12:8-pane bows. Ground floor is a C20 display front across
the double property.
A rendered ridge stack to each end, and the rear includes
dormer windows and sashes; the lower floors are concealed by
later infill brought out to the St Mary Street frontage.
No.65 has 2 dormers, glazing-bar sashes to first and second
floors, and a simplified display window in 3 broad panes with
transom to the ground floor, below which is a set-back light
to the basement. To the left, in an arch in 2 orders, is a C20
door with plain fanlight on 5 stone steps. There are ridge
stacks to the right.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
(RCHME: Dorset, South-East: London: 1970-: 354).

Listing NGR: SY6800779160

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