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Latitude: 50.6076 / 50°36'27"N
Longitude: -2.4542 / 2°27'15"W
OS Eastings: 367956
OS Northings: 78754
OS Grid: SY679787
Mapcode National: GBR PY.DPB0
Mapcode Global: FRA 57RG.FQJ
Entry Name: Duke of Cornwall Public House
Listing Date: 18 June 1970
Last Amended: 22 December 1997
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1132623
English Heritage Legacy ID: 467880
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
SY6778NE ST EDMUND STREET
873-1/23/281 (South side)
Duke of Cornwall Public House
(Formerly Listed as:
ST EDMUND STREET
The Duke of Cornwall Public House)
Public house. C17 fabric, refaced late C18, late C19 display
front. Stone, rendered and scribed front, slate roof.
The building forms part of a larger C17 group returning to
Maiden Street and Custom House Quay; the external evidence
remains in the coped gable to the right.
2 storeys, 2 windows; at first floor are 2 large tripartite
8:12:8-pane sashes with flush mullions and boxes, under
stopped label moulds, but without sills, above a late C19
public house front in a pilaster surround with shallow fascia
and cornice. A central 6-panel door on 1 step is flanked by a
2-light and a 3-light window with thin mullions and slightly
rounded heads, with sill and stall-riser; to the left is a
further panelled, part-glazed door on a step. The wider
expanse of wall to the right reflects the position of the
internal fireplaces. The gable is coped, on a prominent
kneeler, and a brick stack has been raised to clear the higher
Guildhall (qv) adjoining.
INTERIOR: early interiors have not survived.
This group, including the Ship Inn, Maiden Street (qv), was
constructed in good ashlar, and with mullioned casements, but
the Duke of Cornwall now looks like an C18 building from the
(RCHME: Dorset, South-East: London: 1970-: 349).
Listing NGR: SY6795678750
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