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Latitude: 50.6109 / 50°36'39"N
Longitude: -2.4547 / 2°27'16"W
OS Eastings: 367923
OS Northings: 79124
OS Grid: SY679791
Mapcode National: GBR PY.D96K
Mapcode Global: FRA 57RG.7HL
Entry Name: Masonic Hall, Number 13 Frederick Place (Terrace)
Listing Date: 12 December 1953
Last Amended: 22 December 1997
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1148054
English Heritage Legacy ID: 467953
Location: Weymouth and Portland, 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
SY6779SE ST THOMAS STREET
873-1/20/367 (West side)
12/12/53 Masonic Hall, No.13 Frederick Place
(Formerly Listed as:
ST THOMAS STREET
Masonic Hall, Frederick Place)
Formerly known as: Masonic Temple ST THOMAS STREET.
Masonic hall. 1816, but front 1834, by CB Fookes (RCHME).
Stucco front, painted brick return, slate roof.
A Greek Doric distyle-in-antis temple front with fluted Doric
half-columns, and square moulded caps to the pilasters. A
central 8-panel door with decorative fanlight on a reeded
transom has a Gibbsian surround; to each side is a deep
round-headed niche. The door is on 5 steps, with enclosing
spearhead railings, returned at the ends, and central gate.
The return to School Street has 5 plain brick piers to sunk
panels and blank lights to brick voussoirs, and stooled stone
sills, on a semi-basement with 3 openings to cambered heads
and paired plank doors. Brick dentil eaves. The roof is hipped
at the outer end; its pitch is greater than that of the front
INTERIOR: the lower floor, approx 1m below pavement level, is
in concrete; there is a central row of timber posts, and stone
dividing walls. A large late C19 range has been added at the
rear of the property. Interior of the upper hall was not
A very correct Greek front, based on the Hephaisteion in
Athens, probably from Stewart and Revett's drawings.
(RCHME: Dorset, South-East: London: 1970-: 340).
Listing NGR: SY6792379124
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