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Wadham Guest House

A Grade II Listed Building in Weymouth, Dorset

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1084191

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467504

Location: Dorset, 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


873-1/24/93 (East side)
12/12/53 No.22
Wadham Guest House
(Formerly Listed as:
(East side)


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
rendered stacks.
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.

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