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Gloucester Row with Area Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Melcombe Regis, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.6133 / 50°36'47"N

Longitude: -2.4536 / 2°27'12"W

OS Eastings: 368002

OS Northings: 79382

OS Grid: SY680793

Mapcode National: GBR PY.D9GG

Mapcode Global: FRA 57RG.1XT

Entry Name: Gloucester Row with Area Railings

Listing Date: 14 June 1974

Last Amended: 22 December 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1038280

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467595

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


873-1/20/150 (West side)
14/06/74 Nos.86 AND 87
Gloucester Row, with area railings
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.86 AND 87
Gloucester Row)


Pair of houses in row. c1790, by James Hamilton (RCHME).
Flemish bond brickwork, at the third floor with flared
headers, slate roof. Of identical detail, but with straight
joint between the two.
Each 4 storeys and basement, 3 windows; plain sashes to wide
plain stone lintels plus keystone, to sill band at third
floor, stone sills second floor, and balcony on brackets, with
wrought-iron balustrade (No.86 only) at first floor; at this
level the deep windows run down to floor level. No.86 has an
original 6-panel door in an arched opening with plain
fanlight, and fluted architrave; No.87 has a late C20 shop
front with deep fascia, and the balcony has been removed.
Steps to basement area to No.86 are enclosed by spearhead
railings. Central and end brick stacks.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
These houses were built as an annexe to Gloucester Lodge (qv),
for use when the Royal Family was in residence. The top floor
was added later.

Listing NGR: SY6800279382

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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