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Number 1 Coburg Place (Terrace) and Number 108 St Mary Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Melcombe Regis, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.6117 / 50°36'41"N

Longitude: -2.4539 / 2°27'13"W

OS Eastings: 367982

OS Northings: 79202

OS Grid: SY679792

Mapcode National: GBR PY.D9DW

Mapcode Global: FRA 57RG.1V7

Entry Name: Number 1 Coburg Place (Terrace) and Number 108 St Mary Street

Listing Date: 12 December 1953

Last Amended: 22 December 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1148049

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467948

Location: Weymouth and Portland, Dorset, DT4

County: Dorset

District: Weymouth and Portland

Town: Weymouth and Portland

Electoral Ward/Division: Melcombe Regis

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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

SY6779SE
873-1/20/332
12/12/53

WEYMOUTH
ST THOMAS STREET
(East side)
No.1 Coburg Place (terrace)
(Formerly Listed as:
ST THOMAS STREET
No.1 Coburg Place)
(Formerly Listed as:
ST MARY STREET
No.108)

GV
II

Includes: No.108 ST MARY STREET.
House at end of row, with shop. c1815 (RCHME). Rendered, slate
roof.
PLAN: the property returns to St Mary Street (No.108), and
lies directly opposite the King's Statue (qv). Narrow
frontages to St Mary Street to the E and to St Thomas Street
(Coburg Place) to the E, with a bold rounded end between,
facing N along the Esplanade, and with Statue House (qv)
providing an important urban focus.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and attic, 1+3+1 windows. There are 4
flat-roofed dormers, 3 with sash, and a fourth enlarged to
take a 4-light casement. To the E 12-pane sashes at first and
second floors, and to the W a 9-pane above a casement with
transom. On the broad bowed end are central painted-in sashes
in plain reveals, flanked by bowed oriels, to the left with
8:12:8-pane sash above plain sash, and to the right a
6:9:6-pane sash above plain sash.
Ground floor has been completely replaced by a late C20 shop
front, under a continuous modillion cornice. The bowed end has
a mid band, and there is a thin main cornice at the head of
the oriels (dentilled to the right oriel, only), with
blocking-course and coped parapet. The rear wall has a dormer,
and there are 2 large stacks.
INTERIOR not inspected.
This makes splendid urban theatre externally, combining with
Statue House and the King's Statue to provide a fitting
setting to the south end of the promenade. It is unfortunate
that the earlier shop front has disappeared. A photograph of
the 1950s in 'Seaside Weymouth' (Attwooll and West) shows it
with small-pane glazing display windows.
(RCHME: Dorset, South-East: London: 1970-: 354; Attwooll M &
West J: Seaside Weymouth: Weymouth: 1989-: 23).

Listing NGR: SY6798279202

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