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Granby House masonic Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bridport, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7328 / 50°43'57"N

Longitude: -2.7518 / 2°45'6"W

OS Eastings: 347035

OS Northings: 92840

OS Grid: SY470928

Mapcode National: GBR PP.L6RR

Mapcode Global: FRA 5734.RQG

Entry Name: Granby House masonic Hall

Listing Date: 28 November 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1118972

English Heritage Legacy ID: 104556

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 124
No 126 (Masonic Hall)
No 128 (Granby House)
SY 4792 1/58 28.11.50.


Rear circa 1500, front 1769 when it was opened as the Marquis of Granby Inn.
Front in stucco, No 128 brick. Hipped stone slate roof. 3 storeys. Modillion
eaves cornice. Rusticated ground floor. No 128 has 2 inserted shop fronts
and 1 4-panelled door with oblong fanlight. Others have 6-panelled doors with
semi-circular fanlights. Sashes with glazing bars and keystones. Nos 124
and 126 have eared surrounds to 1st and 2nd floor windows, and semi-circular
blind panels to blocked windows on 2nd floor.
Rear part is remnant of the mediaeval Priory of St John. Rubble. Pitched
slate roof with coped gables on kneelers East wall has a canted oriel window
supported on coved and moulded corbel, 4 lights, each with 3 centred heads.
The lower part looks circa 1500, the upper part possibly mid C16. Remains
of 2 other windows with moulded frames, probably early C16, one with a relieving
arch. Voussoirs of a pointed lancet incorporated into south wall.
Interior of rear part. Ground floor room at north end has ceiling with all
beams moulded, door with chamfered arch, and blocked door on west side (now
a cupboard) with chamfered relieving arch and behind this an ogee-shaped moulding
presumably once framing a door. Room on 1st floor above this has the oriel
window In the east side: opposite this it has a blocked window with 3 arched
lights and hollow chamfer: fireplace with chamfered 4-centred arch. Room
at south end of 1st floor was evidently re-conditioned in mid C18: it has
a moulded cornice and fielded panelling throughout, including reveals of 2
blocked windows to west.
Further 1 storey red brick extension to south. Pitched pantile roof, 1 planked
door. Planked double doors. 1 casement with glazing bars. 1 boarded window.
1 loft door.

Nos 108 to 128 (even) form a group.

Listing NGR: SY4703792839

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

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