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Round House Including Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Melcombe Regis, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.6177 / 50°37'3"N

Longitude: -2.451 / 2°27'3"W

OS Eastings: 368186

OS Northings: 79868

OS Grid: SY681798

Mapcode National: GBR PY.CXX1

Mapcode Global: FRA 57RF.NY6

Plus Code: 9C2VJG9X+3H

Entry Name: Round House Including Railings

Listing Date: 12 December 1953

Last Amended: 22 December 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135192

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467303

Location: Dorset, DT4

County: Dorset

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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873-1/18/34 (West side)
12/12/53 Nos.1 AND 2
Round House, including railings
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.1-20 (Consecutive))


House at end of terrace. 1823. By Morris Clarke and George Cox
(RCHME). Rendered, slate roof.
PLAN: formerly 2 houses, returns at the S end of the range, to
face Victoria Terrace, Esplanade (qv).
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, attic and basement, it has 4 flat-roofed
4-pane sash dormers to the curved mansard roof above canted
plain sash oriels alternating with blind lights; the oriels
are flat roofed, with cornice bands at each level, in
2:3:1:3:2 storeys.
The 2-storey units, at either end of the facade, are above a
glazed door in deep reveals and on 4 stone steps (to the W),
and an original panelled, part-glazed door on 8 steps (to the
The 1-storey bay faces down the Esplanade, under a blind
light, and above 2 blocked arched doorways on a ramp forming a
roof to basement doorways below, and the 3-storey oriels are
above 2-light casements, and steps to the basement area.
Plat band at each floor, slight moulded cornice, blocking and
parapet coping, and 2 large square brick stacks, each with 8
clay pots.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: the area to the 1-storey bay is enclosed
by original spearhead railings, with gates to steps.
This house, which forms the southern termination to Brunswick
Terrace, holds an important position facing down the
Esplanade, and corresponds with the rather more grand Statue
House (qv) at the S end of the sea front.
(RCHME: Dorset: South-East: London: 1970-: 357; Buildings of
England: Newman J & Pevsner N: Dorset: London: 1972-: 454).

Listing NGR: SY6818679868

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