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Royal Portland Arms

A Grade II Listed Building in Fortuneswell, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.5591 / 50°33'32"N

Longitude: -2.4418 / 2°26'30"W

OS Eastings: 368798

OS Northings: 73355

OS Grid: SY687733

Mapcode National: GBR PZ.2SRG

Mapcode Global: FRA 57SL.6K1

Entry Name: Royal Portland Arms

Listing Date: 21 September 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1203086

English Heritage Legacy ID: 381944

Location: Portland, Dorset, Dorset, DT5

County: Dorset

District: Weymouth and Portland

Civil Parish: Portland

Built-Up Area: Fortuneswell

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Portland All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


PORTLAND

SY6873 FORTUNESWELL, Fortuneswell
969-1/3/95 (North East side)
21/09/78 No.40
Royal Portland Arms

II

Inn. Mid C19, possibly incorporating some earlier fabric.
Ashlar, slate roofs. A lofty symmetrical frontage set flush
with adjoining buildings, and having two deep gabled wings to
back, cutting into ground slope. Two storeys and attic,
3-windowed. Three gabled dormers immediately above moulded
stone cornice, small plain sashes under raised copings on
kneelers. At first floor a bold oriel to flat roof and on
shaped wooden brackets, large plate glass sasshes, moulded
cornice, and moulded base under skirt; each side a good
12-pane sash in moulded stone architrave and cill band. Ground
floor has large nearly square openings with plate glass under
2-pane upper light, in moulded stone surround with small
keystone. Central panelled C19 door in moulded architrave
under plain transom light, on 2 stone steps. Plinth, band
above door height, entablature and blocking course. To each
gable a large stone stack with capping, coped verges; the roof
surface projects boldly between and at ends of dormers. The
layout and proportions suggest a late C18 front which has been
modified and raised.


Listing NGR: SY6879873355

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