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Latitude: 50.6096 / 50°36'34"N
Longitude: -2.4533 / 2°27'11"W
OS Eastings: 368020
OS Northings: 78974
OS Grid: SY680789
Mapcode National: GBR PY.DHJY
Mapcode Global: FRA 57RG.81X
Entry Name: Augusta Place (Terrace)
Listing Date: 18 June 1970
Last Amended: 22 December 1997
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1145943
English Heritage Legacy ID: 467559
Location: Dorset, Dorset, DT4
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
873-1/24/123 (West side)
18/06/70 Nos.41 AND 42
Augusta Place (terrace)
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.41 AND 42
Augusta Place (Victoria Hotel))
Formerly known as: Nos.7 AND 8 AUGUSTA PLACE.
Pair of houses, now hotel. Mid C19, possibly encasing late C18
work, but the general scale appropriate to mid C19. Rendered,
EXTERIOR: 4 storeys, attic and basement, 4 windows; 4
glazing-bar sash dormers with ornate half-hipped gables on
curved brackets, but all other windows plain sash. Three
3-storey canted bays with dentilled top cornices, panelled
skirts, that to third floor carried across the full width of
the front, including the sill band, and with dentils above the
first-floor windows. In bay 2 is a sash with moulded
architrave and small cornice at first and third floors; the
lower sash is brought to floor level, giving to the portico
balcony. Ground floor has smaller projecting bays with 1:2:1
plain sashes, and scroll brackets carried forward under the
The central pair of C20 doors has a bold square projecting
porte-cochere on slender Tuscan columns with fluted neckings,
and with an ornate cast-iron balustrade; the first-floor
oriels also have cast-iron cresting at balcony level.
There are plain bands at first- and second-floor levels, the
double band at second floor, and plain band below the blocking
course with coped parapet. At second floor, above the portico,
on a console bracket, is a coloured bust of Queen Victoria,
inscribed 'Jubilee 1887/1897'; this was formerly the Victoria
Hotel. To each end are coped gables, each with 2 deep stacks.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
Listing NGR: SY6802078974
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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