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26, 27 and 28, St Thomas Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Weymouth, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.6095 / 50°36'34"N

Longitude: -2.4546 / 2°27'16"W

OS Eastings: 367930

OS Northings: 78961

OS Grid: SY679789

Mapcode National: GBR PY.DH73

Mapcode Global: FRA 57RG.7KB

Entry Name: 26, 27 and 28, St Thomas Street

Listing Date: 14 June 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1147957

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467925

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


873-1/23/343 (East side)
14/06/74 Nos.26, 27 AND 28


3 houses in row, 2 with shops. Early C19. Flemish bond
brickwork, slate mansard roofs, but modified to Nos 27 & 28.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and attic, each 1 window; No.26 has a wide
tripartite sash flat-roofed dormer. Nos 26 & 27 have 2-storey
oriels, and No.28 retains the original format of a full-height
bow; all have 6:9:6-pane sashes to the top floor, with dentil
cornices, and 8:12:8-pane sashes remain to Nos 27 & 28, but
No.26 and the ground floor to No.28 have no glazing bars.
No.26 has a splendid late C19 shop front, with contemporary
shutters, and with decorative cast-iron cresting above
panelled pilasters and double consoles. No.27 has a
plate-glass front between pilasters and very deep consoles and
shallow fascia with remains of a dentil cornice. No.28 has, to
the right, in an arched opening and on 3 steps, an original
6-panel door under a reversed fan transom light, in deep
reveals. A plain band above first floor, moulded cornice,
blocking-course and coped parapet. Each has a brick stack to
the left.
INTERIOR: the plan in RCHME (p.348) show a transverse
staircase dividing the 2 rooms, and service additions to the
This remains one of the best examples of the former domestic
architecture of the Melcombe Regis streets.
(RCHME: Dorset, South-East: London: 1970-: 348, 352).

Listing NGR: SY6793178966

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