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The Sailors Return Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Weymouth, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.6077 / 50°36'27"N

Longitude: -2.4563 / 2°27'22"W

OS Eastings: 367804

OS Northings: 78764

OS Grid: SY678787

Mapcode National: GBR PY.DNQ1

Mapcode Global: FRA 57RG.DVW

Entry Name: The Sailors Return Public House

Listing Date: 24 January 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1147949

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467917

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


873-1/23/228 (West side)
24/01/94 Nos.1 AND 2
The Sailor's Return Public House


2 houses, now public house. Late C18 with mid C19 alterations
to exterior. Rendered over brick and rubble with slate roofs
and rendered stacks. A corner building, facing S across the
Inner Harbour, with rear wings at right angles to main
single-depth range.
2 storeys and attic; 4-window front. The front to the quay has
2-light gabled dormers and mid/late C19 tripartite and
2/2-pane sashes; No.2 has C19 flush panel door flanked by
large 6-pane lights in pilaster surround with cornice; No.1
has a 4-panel flush C19 door under a transom light. The outer
end is gabled, and the corner hipped. Similar fenestration to
return elevations and to C19 rear wings to No.2.
INTERIOR of No.2 includes late C18 joinery with partitions,
chinoiserie balustrade to staircase and neo-classical style
This building is a very prominent item in the historic
streetscape, especially when viewed from across the Inner

Listing NGR: SY6780478764

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