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The Kings Arms Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Weymouth, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.6068 / 50°36'24"N

Longitude: -2.4549 / 2°27'17"W

OS Eastings: 367907

OS Northings: 78662

OS Grid: SY679786

Mapcode National: GBR PY.DP4V

Mapcode Global: FRA 57RG.FG4

Entry Name: The Kings Arms Public House

Listing Date: 18 June 1970

Last Amended: 22 December 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1148092

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467991

Location: Weymouth and Portland, Dorset, DT4

County: Dorset

District: Weymouth and Portland

Town: Weymouth and Portland

Electoral Ward/Division: Weymouth East

Built-Up Area: Weymouth

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Weymouth Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


873-1/23/381 (South side)
18/06/70 Nos.15 AND 16
The Kings Arms Public House
(Formerly Listed as:
The King's Arms Public House)
(Formerly Listed as:


Public house, incorporating also a former dwelling, No.16. C18
and early C19. Rendered, slate roofs.
PLAN: No.15 was raised with an attic storey in the later C19,
and has a deep rear range with wide mansard roof to a hipped
front and gabled rear. The front may be on an earlier fabric;
the low ceiling heights contrast noticeably with No.16,
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attic, a wide gabled central dormer
with decorative barge-board and finial covers paired 6-pane
sashes set to a sill band. At first floor is an 8:12:8-pane
bow oriel with cornice carried across as a string, and a
16-pane sash; the ground floor has a 2-light shop front below
the oriel, and to the right 2 arched doorways to deep reveals,
each with painted-in fanlights. The first has a 6-panel door,
and the other has a C20 window inset. This section has a high
plinth, and a coped parapet at the level of the eaves of the
dormer. The rear has a small 2-light casement to the attic
above one sash and one replacement light, above flat-roofed
No.16 has a parapet higher than No.15, and is in 2 storeys and
attic, with a small 2-light flat-roofed dormer above 2-window
frontage, all 16-pane sashes except for tripartite 8:12:8-pane
sash oriel to the right. Central flush panelled door under
plaster 'shell' fanlight, on 2 stone steps; a similar door and
fanlight, probably to a throughway, lies to the far right.
This range has a plinth carried through from No.15, moulded
cornice, blocking course and parapet. A lofty gable stack,
raised in brick, to the left, and the back has a small gabled
wing with a small 16-pane sash above flat-roofed extensions.
INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: SY6790778662

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

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