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The Museum

A Grade II Listed Building in Lyme Regis, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7248 / 50°43'29"N

Longitude: -2.9324 / 2°55'56"W

OS Eastings: 334279

OS Northings: 92098

OS Grid: SY342920

Mapcode National: GBR PJ.CZWJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 47R5.7DP

Entry Name: The Museum

Listing Date: 31 January 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1110814

English Heritage Legacy ID: 103790

Location: Lyme Regis, West Dorset, Dorset, DT7

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Lyme Regis

Built-Up Area: Lyme Regis

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Lyme Regis St Michael the Archangel

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

(South East Side)
The Museum
SY 3492 1/233
11 GV
1870 circa; patron Mr Thomas Philpot. L-shaped building of red brick with stone
dressings. Large transomed and mullioned windows with leaded glazing. Gable
end to street has splayed bay windows on ground and 1st floors set within round-headed
recess. Stepped parapet with volutes left hand return of this wing of 3 window
bays; windows in 2 bays set in 3-centred headed recesses surmounted by attic
storey with oval lunette and gable. Projecting stair well set in rear angle
of this wing rising to form an octagonal tower; octagonal lantern with 2-light
window in each facet; rounded roof with tapering finial. An east-west wing of
2 storeys, 2 bays. Loggia on ground floor; 2 stone arches with keystones supported
by stone columns. Modern additions on 1st floor.

From the land, The Museum & Guildhall form a group with Nos 60 to 62 (consec)
Church Street. From the sea, the rear faces of the Museum & Guildhall form a group
with the sea walls at Gun Cliff & with the rear faces of Nos 1 & 2 Broad Street.

Listing NGR: SY3427992098

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