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Latitude: 50.6436 / 50°38'36"N
Longitude: -2.4293 / 2°25'45"W
OS Eastings: 369739
OS Northings: 82743
OS Grid: SY697827
Mapcode National: GBR PY.XB18
Mapcode Global: FRA 57SC.RDK
Entry Name: Chalbury Lodge
Listing Date: 14 June 1974
Last Amended: 22 December 1997
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1096719
English Heritage Legacy ID: 467824
Location: Weymouth and Portland, Dorset, DT3
District: Weymouth and Portland
Town: Weymouth and Portland
Electoral Ward/Division: Preston
Built-Up Area: Weymouth
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Preston with Sutton Poyntz St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
SY68SE PRESTON ROAD, Preston
873-1/2/662 (South East side)
14/06/74 Chalbury Lodge
(Formerly Listed as:
PRESTON ROAD, Preston
Chalbury Lodge (Old People's Home))
Large detached villa in own grounds, used as old people's
home, empty and boarded up at time of survey. Early C19 with
c1930 additions and modifications. Rendered, slate roof.
PLAN: a wide main range facing S, with attached narrow
carriage-house range rear, right. All windows blocked, but the
previous list refers to glazing-bar sashes.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, the S front is 4 windows wide, with
full-height flat-roofed C20 bows at either end, and to the
centre 2 pairs of French doors incorporating side-lights, set
to a steel grillage balcony with railings, above 2 large
lights, that to the right having small Doric pilasters
carrying a projecting lintel; to each side is a small slit
light at each floor. A plain mid band, returned to the W
The W front is 3 windows, with a tent verandah in 7 bays on
slender cast-iron columns, with trellis supports at either
end. Ground floor has, to the left, a wide door on 2 stone
steps, and in a wide moulded stone architrave with a
shouldered head; this apparently mid C20.
The rear has various lights, and to the right, a C20 stone
plat band surround to a door. The low-pitched hipped roof has
deep plain eaves, and a large stack in front of the ridge,
left, to the S front, and on the hipped slope to the right.
The service wing, which has an exposed rubble rear (E) wall,
has a central recessed arch above a wide pair of plank doors
hung to sliding gear, flanked, right, by a further pair of
plank garage doors. To the left is a lunette window and a
small door. The rear eaves has a small brick stack.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
Listing NGR: SY6973982743
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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