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Royal Terrace

A Grade II Listed Building in Melcombe Regis, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.6119 / 50°36'42"N

Longitude: -2.4543 / 2°27'15"W

OS Eastings: 367950

OS Northings: 79234

OS Grid: SY679792

Mapcode National: GBR PY.D99H

Mapcode Global: FRA 57RG.1NM

Entry Name: Royal Terrace

Listing Date: 18 June 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1038263

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467578

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


873-1/20/142 (West side)
18/06/70 Nos.70, 71 AND 72
Royal Terrace


Formerly known as: No.15 ROYAL TERRACE.
Formerly known as: No.13 ROYAL TERRACE.
3 houses in terrace. c1818. Flemish bond brickwork, rendered
to No.70, slate roofs.
PLAN: one-room width, double-depth, with double roof to a
central valley, side entry to rear dogleg stair and lower
service range.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, attic and basement, developing to full
storey at rear with fall in ground; 3:2:3 windows, all sashes.
No.70 has 2 late C19 gabled sash dormers with decorative
barge-boards and finial; the parapet has been cut down
opposite each dormer. Second floor has 9-pane above 15-pane at
first floor, but the bottom sash without bars, and a
full-width inserted shop front.
No.71 has been considerably modified, with a prominent late
C19 or early C20 canted oriel taken through 2 storeys and
dormer to a hipped roof; at dormer level are casements, but
plain sashes below, and to the left a plain sash at each
level. Ground floor has a full width C20 shop front.
No.72 has 2 flat-roofed dormers with C20 casements above 9-
and 15-pane sashes, the latter with separate balcony rails,
all above a full width C20 shop front. A plain band at first
floor level, a moulded cornice, blocking and parapet, broken
at the projecting oriel. No.70 has a deep ridge stack to the
right. At the rear each has a small flat-roofed dormer, and
there are various glazing-bar sashes. No.71 has a 3-storey
service wing.
Royal Terrace was originally of 18 houses, with a central
block of 12, of which these 3 form part; they were part of the
'second build', from c1818, 2 years later than the units to
the N. Each has lost the original ground floor, and the
basements are now concealed on the street side.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
No.71 listed on 14.6.74.
(RCHME: Dorset, South-East: London: 1970-: 354).

Listing NGR: SY6795079234

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