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Albion House

A Grade II Listed Building in Weymouth, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.609 / 50°36'32"N

Longitude: -2.4539 / 2°27'14"W

OS Eastings: 367974

OS Northings: 78904

OS Grid: SY679789

Mapcode National: GBR PY.DHDS

Mapcode Global: FRA 57RG.FS4

Entry Name: Albion House

Listing Date: 14 June 1974

Last Amended: 22 December 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1132639

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467896

Location: Weymouth and Portland, Dorset, DT4

County: Dorset

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

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Listing Text


873-1/23/302 (East side)
14/06/74 Nos.34 AND 35
Albion House (No.35)
(Formerly Listed as:
(East side)
Nos.34 AND 35)


Two houses at end of row, with shops. Mid C19. Rendered, slate
roofs. The building has a return facade to St Alban Street,
which incorporates a 1-bay unit formerly a separate property,
returning to Maiden Street.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; the front in 1+4 and the return in 4+1
windows, all sashes. No.34 has a 2-storey bow oriel with
8:12:8-pane above plain sashes, and a 12-pane at second floor,
in reveals and to stone sills, above deep 8-pane sashes,
probably 12- or 15-pane originally.
The C19 shop front fascia and cornice returns by a quadrant
corner, under a shaped corbel projection, continuing across
the St Alban Street frontage. Between the first- and
second-floor windows to No.35 is a raised panel with 'ALBION
HOUSE' in bold sunk Roman lettering.
The moulded modillion cornice with blocking-course and parapet
returns to St Alban Street. This frontage has a blind light
and three 12-pane at second floor on a plain sill band, and a
blind light with 3 plain sashes below. Ground floor has 3
blind lights below the fascia. The first 2 floors are
rusticated, with a return pilaster to the main frontage.
Attached to the right is an extra bay with hipped slate roof
above a 12-pane at second and 2 at first floor, and a wide
segmental-headed 12-light fixed window to the ground floor.
In Maiden Street the frontage includes a large arched light
with triple radial bars, and various other glazing-bar sashes,
12 or 16-paned, on 3 floors.
The range returns with a large 16-pane and modified sash above
a flat-roofed extension behind No.34.
INTERIORS not inspected.
(RCHME: Dorset, South-East: London: 1970-: 351).

Listing NGR: SY6797578904

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