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Little Ship

A Grade II Listed Building in Fortuneswell, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.5632 / 50°33'47"N

Longitude: -2.4498 / 2°26'59"W

OS Eastings: 368236

OS Northings: 73817

OS Grid: SY682738

Mapcode National: GBR PY.HJJ7

Mapcode Global: FRA 57RK.WZS

Plus Code: 9C2VHH72+73

Entry Name: Little Ship

Listing Date: 17 May 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206281

English Heritage Legacy ID: 382049

Location: Portland, Dorset, DT5

County: Dorset

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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969-1/3/23 (West side)
Little Ship


Public house. Mid C19. Rendered, slate roof. A double-depth
plan with parallel range to back. 2 storeys. Main front, to
east, of 2-windowed symmetrical layout; tripartite plain
sashes in raised plat band surrounds to bracketted cills and
small cornice mould. Central blocked doorway in moulded
architrave with cornice, under diagonally-set square plaque
bearing 'EP' - the Eldridge Pope insignia. Rusticated quoins
each side, small plinth, cornice above first-floor windows,
blocking course and plain parapet. To right a quadrant-curved
corner crowned with scrolled cornice, and two painted panels
separated by broad entablature band corresponding with main
doorcase. To right plain wall with one sash at each floor
level and a door with overlight, far right; rusticated quoins
to left end, cornice, blocking and plain parapet. Entrance in
late C20 addition left of main front. Plain return to left
with one small sash. Back range runs half width. An externally
complete example of a modest classical-style Victorian pub,
holding a very important corner to this Square, at the main
entry from the mainland to the island.

Listing NGR: SY6823673817

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