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Southbrook

A Grade II Listed Building in Weymouth, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6594 / 50°39'33"N

Longitude: -2.4737 / 2°28'25"W

OS Eastings: 366611

OS Northings: 84517

OS Grid: SY666845

Mapcode National: GBR PX.Q423

Mapcode Global: FRA 57QB.D3K

Entry Name: Southbrook

Listing Date: 12 December 1953

Last Amended: 22 December 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135164

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467352

Location: Weymouth and Portland, Dorset, DT3

County: Dorset

District: Weymouth and Portland

Town: Weymouth and Portland

Electoral Ward/Division: Upwey and Broadwey

Built-Up Area: Weymouth

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Upwey St Laurence

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


WEYMOUTH

SY6684 CHURCH STREET, Upwey
873-1/6/565 (East side)
12/12/53 No.26
Southbrook
(Formerly Listed as:
CHURCH STREET, Upwey
(East side)
No.26
South Brook)

GV II

Country house in own grounds. Early C19. Portland stone ashlar
and squared coursed stonework, some brick dressings, slate
roof.
PLAN: symmetrical central staircase front range, set gable to
the street, has a deep parallel range wing, rear right, and a
gabled low extension to the right.
EXTERIOR: S front, facing the garden, is in 2 storeys, 3
windows, all sashes in stone plat band architraves with small
keystones, but triple keystone at ground floor; 16-pane at
first floor, and 5:15:5-pane tripartite, down to floor level,
ground floor. A central 6-panel door under decorative fanlight
in a square surround, and in panelled reveals, has a slender
Doric portico to a flat entablature with thin architrave and
fluted frieze. Hipped roof has lofty brick stacks at either
end.
To the right is a one-storey gabled extension with plain
walling.
The gable to the street and return at the back is rendered,
and contains a large 16-pane sash staircase window tight
against the rear wing, probably added after the main range.
This range is in coursed stone, in 2 hipped ranges with
central valley gutter, in 2 storeys with 3 windows; large
16-pane sashes in brick surrounds but with stone key. Far
right is a projecting porch with a 6-panel, part-glazed door
in an architrave with keystone in a tumbled brick flat arch.
The outer gable end has one large 12-pane sash to a wood
lintel, and a flush pierced stone ventilating panel, approx
0.6m square, left.
The rear of this range is in 3 storeys, with small 12-pane
sashes at the eaves and 12-pane at first floor, all to brick
surrounds with keystones. There are 2 large brick stacks at
the left-hand end of the ridges.
INTERIOR: ground floor only inspected; much early decoration
and fitting is retained in good condition. The stair has stick

balusters, open-string with scrolled treads, and mahogany
swept handrail, all returned to the landing over. The windows
have original shutters; the room to the left has 2
elliptical-headed recesses, and that to the right a white
painted fire surround with urn embellishments, and a ceiling
frieze with Greek vase enrichments.

Listing NGR: SY6661184517

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