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Westdowne House

A Grade II Listed Building in Weymouth, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.6086 / 50°36'30"N

Longitude: -2.4787 / 2°28'43"W

OS Eastings: 366221

OS Northings: 78868

OS Grid: SY662788

Mapcode National: GBR PX.TGPQ

Mapcode Global: FRA 57PG.J4L

Entry Name: Westdowne House

Listing Date: 30 August 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135214

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467325

Location: Weymouth and Portland, Dorset, DT4

County: Dorset

District: Weymouth and Portland

Town: Weymouth and Portland

Electoral Ward/Division: Westham West

Built-Up Area: Weymouth

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Weymouth Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


873-1/4/449 (South side)
30/08/73 Westdowne House


Detached villa in own grounds. Early C19. Rendered, slate
roof. A compact square range facing S, with an extended wing
to the NE, and a later small extension to the W.
EXTERIOR: garden front is in 2 storeys with 3 windows; large
16-pane sashes to stone sills at first floor, above plain
sashes taken to floor level. The central panelled door with
transom light is covered by a large square portico on fluted
Roman Doric columns, without entasis, carrying a triglyph
entablature under enclosed pediment on 3 sides. The sides and
front are glazed. Plinth, first-floor plat band, moulded
cornice, blocking course and parapet.
The left return has an added one-storey extension in painted
brick, to an octagonal outer end, with various windows. The
right return is in 2 parts; the main range has 16-pane sashes
in 4 bays, then a section with two 12-pane sashes set at a
lower level, above a pair of heavy unfluted Tuscan columns in
antis to a recessed porch over door, transom light, and
side-lights. Beyond this is further door with transom light,
to segmental head. The cornice and blocking continue for the
full length of the range. There are 2 stacks to the front
range, and 2 to the wing.
INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: SY6622178868

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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