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Damers Hospital

A Grade II Listed Building in Dorchester, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7116 / 50°42'41"N

Longitude: -2.4455 / 2°26'43"W

OS Eastings: 368638

OS Northings: 90309

OS Grid: SY686903

Mapcode National: GBR PY.5RNK

Mapcode Global: FRA 57R6.C30

Entry Name: Damers Hospital

Listing Date: 8 May 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1110636

English Heritage Legacy ID: 104246

Location: Dorchester, West Dorset, Dorset, DT1

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Dorchester

Built-Up Area: Dorchester

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Dorchester and West Stafford

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

Damers Hospital
SY 6890 7/162
Included for east front and chapel alone. 1836. Former Poor Law Institution.
Architect George Wilkinson. Portland or Ridgeway hammer dressed stone. Red
brick dressings. Hipped slate roof. 2 storeys. 9 ranges of sashes, those
on ground floor with glazing bars. Central 3 bays break forward and have plain
band at 1st floor, moulded eaves cornice and pediment. Doorway with overscaled
modillion cornice.
Chapel of circa 1870. Brown brick, with moulded diaper work around upper part
of apse exterior. Moulded yellow brick cornice. Pitched tile roof. Open fleche
with spirelet at west end. Polygonal apse. Paired lancets separated by ashlar

Listing NGR: SY6863890309

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