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Latitude: 50.6089 / 50°36'32"N
Longitude: -2.4532 / 2°27'11"W
OS Eastings: 368026
OS Northings: 78896
OS Grid: SY680788
Mapcode National: GBR PY.DHL9
Mapcode Global: FRA 57RG.G27
Entry Name: Milton Arms Restaurant
Listing Date: 14 June 1974
Last Amended: 22 December 1997
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1132620
English Heritage Legacy ID: 467877
Location: Weymouth and Portland, Dorset, DT4
District: Weymouth and Portland
Town: Weymouth and Portland
Electoral Ward/Division: Melcombe Regis
Built-Up Area: Weymouth
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Radipole and Melcombe Regis
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
SY6878NW ST ALBAN STREET
873-1/24/277 (North side)
Milton Arms Restaurant
(Formerly Listed as:
ST ALBAN'S STREET
House, now restaurant. Late C16 or early C17, modified C20.
Squared and coursed Portland stone, some rendering to front,
and rear range in light timber-framing with brick nogging,
asbestos-cement slate roof.
PLAN: 2-room plan, heated to left; rear range to left also
with heating, sharing flue, and shallow gabled range to left.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attic, 3 windows; C19 two-light
casements at first floor above 3-light replacement
stone-mullioned casements at ground floor with central doorway
in 4-centred arch with stopped chamfer surround. The upper
half of this frontage retains rendering, but the stonework is
exposed below. 2 rooflights, and a brick stack to the left.
The return, in New Street, has a gabled end with 2-light
inserted casement, and, to the left, a lower gabled range with
framed upper part over rubble ground floor. To the left is an
early bay window in 1:3:1 lights to a hipped roof. The rear
gable is boarded. A second gable at the far end of the
building is in brickwork over a rendered wall.
INTERIOR: has been considerably modified, but it retains a
wide bressumer fire in the left-hand half, with stone cheeks
and deep wood bressumer; behind this, in the rear range, and
at right angles to it a second fireplace, also with stopped
stone cheeks. Various beams with a small chamfer.
The staircase is rear right, in straight flight to the first
floor which has mainly replacement timbers, but a further
fireplace above that at ground floor, with a deep cambered
The rear range, with modern kitchen, has a square panel
timber-framed partition, and a central beam at first floor. A
tight spiral staircase within the main block gives to the
attic with 3-bay roof, without collars, but with mostly
original principals, including 2 purlins.
A rare survival from the period, with characteristically low
ceiling heights. Referred to as Milton House in RCHME.
(RCHME: Dorset, South-East: London: 1970-: 350).
Listing NGR: SY6802778899
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