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Preston Day Nursery

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.6475 / 50°38'50"N

Longitude: -2.4191 / 2°25'8"W

OS Eastings: 370461

OS Northings: 83173

OS Grid: SY704831

Mapcode National: GBR PZ.GSYG

Mapcode Global: FRA 57TC.9CY

Entry Name: Preston Day Nursery

Listing Date: 14 June 1974

Last Amended: 22 December 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1148071

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467970

Location: Weymouth and Portland, Dorset, DT3

County: Dorset

District: Weymouth and Portland

Town: Weymouth and Portland

Electoral Ward/Division: Preston

Built-Up Area: Weymouth

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Preston with Sutton Poyntz St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


SY7083 SUTTON ROAD, Preston
873-1/9/483 (West side)
14/06/74 No.7
Preston Day Nursery
(Formerly Listed as:
(Vicarage) and St Giles Cottage)


Detached house, formerly vicarage. Early C19. Smooth rendered,
slate roof, brick stack. A large square block with low-pitched
hipped roof and deep eaves; the internal layout may have been
modified, but has a central hall, entered from the S, with
principal staircase rising to the right.
2 storeys, 3 windows; 12-pane sashes, widely spaced, in plain
reveals and on stone sills. The central panelled door is
covered by a C20 glazed porch with tent hood. The return front
(W) is similar, in 3 bays, with central pair of French doors,
and the remains of a former glazed canopy, and the E side is
in 4 bays. The back wall has been rebuilt, following
separation from the former service wing. The large stack, with
a reeded edge to the capping, is offset on the ridge towards
the left.
INTERIOR: part of the ground floor only was inspected. There
are good 6-panel original doors, window shutters, and moulded
cornices. The lateral stair with quarter-landings may be a
To the rear, No.9, St Andrew's Cottage (qv), was formerly
attached to the Vicarage as a service wing, and known as St
Giles' Cottage.

Listing NGR: SY7046183173

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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