This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
Latitude: 50.6077 / 50°36'27"N
Longitude: -2.4528 / 2°27'9"W
OS Eastings: 368058
OS Northings: 78762
OS Grid: SY680787
Mapcode National: GBR PY.DPQ1
Mapcode Global: FRA 57RG.G87
Entry Name: Wadham Guest House
Listing Date: 12 December 1953
Last Amended: 22 December 1997
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1084191
English Heritage Legacy ID: 467504
Location: Weymouth and Portland, Dorset, DT4
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
SY6878NW EAST STREET
873-1/24/93 (East side)
Wadham Guest House
(Formerly Listed as:
House in row. c1800. Rendered, slate roof.
EXTERIOR: a large, rather grand house with double mansard
roof, in 3 storeys, attic and basement, 2 windows; 6-pane
flat-roofed dormers above a 2-storey bow with 8:12:8-pane
sashes and dentil cornices with to the left a 12-pane sash at
first and second floor. Ground floor bow oriel is recessed
under an overhang on 2 slender cast-iron columns, with a flat
tripartite sash to the basement.
To the left, on 6 stone steps with nosings, a panelled door
under plain fanlight and with reeded jambs is set deep in an
arched reveal, with outer doorcase having reeded pilasters and
arch to square stops with circular embellishment. A dwarf wall
with iron railing to the basement area, a small modillion
cornice, carried across the top of the bow, blocking course
and coped parapet. The gables have raised coped verges, with 2
The rear is also in original detail, with a single flat-roofed
dormer with wide 12-pane (4x3) sash, behind a coped parapet,
and above tripartite sashes with glazing bars at 2 levels. To
the right is a very lofty staircase sash, 3 panes wide and 7
deep. The gables are raised and coped.
INTERIOR: not inspected, but a dogleg stair with stick
balustrade is opposite the entrance, and panelled doors in
moulded architraves remain.
(RCHME: Dorset, South-East: London: 1970-: 348).
Listing NGR: SY6805978761
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
Book cover links are generated automatically from the sources. They are not necessarily always correct, as book names at Amazon may not be quite the same as those used referenced in the text.
Source title links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.
Other nearby listed buildings