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The Bull Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Bridport, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7332 / 50°43'59"N

Longitude: -2.7561 / 2°45'22"W

OS Eastings: 346734

OS Northings: 92892

OS Grid: SY467928

Mapcode National: GBR PP.0CM6

Mapcode Global: FRA 5734.Q2J

Entry Name: The Bull Hotel

Listing Date: 19 September 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1118966

English Heritage Legacy ID: 104541

Location: Bridport, West Dorset, Dorset, DT6

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Bridport

Built-Up Area: Bridport

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Bridport St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

(South Side)

No 34
(The Bull Hotel)
SY 4692 1/54


C17, since a man was killed here during Monmouth's Rebellion. But most external
evidence appears to be C18, and the street front was completely re-cased in
mid C19. This is stucco. 3 storeys. Moulded eaves cornice on brackets.
Blocking course. Moulded strings and continuous sill bands to 1st and 2nd floors.
Rusticated ground floor. Moulded panels between windows on 1st floor, and
vermiculated panels between strings and sill bands. 6 ranges of sashes. 2
2-storey canted bays. Elliptical arch to yard entry. Doorway with Tuscan
pilasters and entablature.
Rear of main range is slate-hung, I tripartite flush-framed sash with glazing
bars. 1 attic dormer with casements. 2 ventilation grilles to cellars with
vine leaf pattern in cast iron.
2 long extensions to rear. The east one is 3-storeyed, of which the upper
2 are jettied: 4 ranges of cased flush-framed sashes with glazing bars. Further
south are more coursed rubble and brick extensions which culminate in a block
with a hipped slate roof, segment headed passageway through, an external brick
stair to rear with stone treads, and a clock in the front.
The west extension has a lamp on a cast iron bracket in the front part. Further
south are 2 storey colour washed brick stables; pitched slate roof; 4 planked
stable doors: 1 planked double door; 2 planked loft doors; 8 slatted openings
for ventilation.

Nos 8 to 36 (even) form a group with the United Reformed and Methodist Church.

Listing NGR: SY4672792885

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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