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Lennox House

A Grade II Listed Building in Melcombe Regis, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.618 / 50°37'4"N

Longitude: -2.452 / 2°27'7"W

OS Eastings: 368115

OS Northings: 79909

OS Grid: SY681799

Mapcode National: GBR PY.CXKL

Mapcode Global: FRA 57RF.NJZ

Entry Name: Lennox House

Listing Date: 14 June 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1142331

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467695

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


WEYMOUTH

SO6879NW LENNOX STREET
873-1/18/205 (North side)
14/06/74 No.47
Lennox House

II

House at end of row, built as detached villa. c1845 (RCHME).
Painted brickwork or rubble, slate roof. A compact symmetricl
4-room range, with central throughway and small lateral
staircase, with later C19 modification, to a pyramidal hipped
roof, the building now occupies a busy street intersection.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 3 windows; 16-pane sashes, at first floor
with raised alternating jamb-stones, and at ground floor to
voussoirs and keystone in rustication. Bay 3 has a full-height
canted Victorian bay with 4-pane sashes, and flat roof. The
central flush C19 panelled door with part glazing under an
elliptical fanlight is under a projecting portico on 2 slender
wood columns without bases carrying a semicircular flat-roofed
entablature. A slight plinth, a plain mid-string above
rusticated ground floor, and alternating quoins to the first
floor.
The right return, to Victoria Street, is plain, but with one
very small light at first floor, and a large cropped stack,
plus a small lower wing. The rear, in painted rubble, has 2
original flat-roofed dormers over two 12-pane sashes and a
staircase sash above a C19 door.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
According to RCHME this was named Victoria Villa on an 1857
map, and marked as 'Hydrophatic (Hydropathic) baths'
(RCHME: Dorset, South-East: London: 1970-: 357).

Listing NGR: SY6811579909

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