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Carters Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Melcombe Regis, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.6138 / 50°36'49"N

Longitude: -2.4546 / 2°27'16"W

OS Eastings: 367929

OS Northings: 79442

OS Grid: SY679794

Mapcode National: GBR PY.D95H

Mapcode Global: FRA 57RG.1JH

Entry Name: Carters Cottages

Listing Date: 14 June 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1147975

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468012

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


873-1/20/402 (North side)
14/06/74 Nos.14-18 (Consecutive)
Carter's Cottages


Terrace of 5 cottages, formerly almshouses. An inscribed stone
gives 'S & M C 1835'. Squared and coursed Portland stone,
slate roof. A straight row of single-depth cottages with
low-pitched hipped roof and flat-roofed rear extension, set
gable-end to Park Street. No.14 is double-fronted, the others
have a single bay.
2 storeys, 6 windows, all in pointed arches with stone
voussoirs, a small 2-light casement, retaining horizontal bar
in No.18 only, and under a plain pointed transom light; in
No.16 at first floor the casement replaced by a single square
light. The first-floor windows are set well below the eaves
level. All 6 doors are replacements, under voussoirs with a
slight central key; No.14 has a large C20 porch, Nos 15 & 16
are under a lean-to slate hood. There are 2 square ridge
stacks, one centrally, and the other towards the left end. The
right end has a lower slated outbuilding. The flat-roofed
extension is very shallow, and occupies what was a 1.5m gap
between the almshouses and adjacent buildings in Park Street.
INTERIOR not inspected.
(RCHME: Dorset, South-East: London: 1970-: 355).

Listing NGR: SY6792979442

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