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Sea Wall at Cobb Hamlet

A Grade II Listed Building in Lyme Regis, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7216 / 50°43'17"N

Longitude: -2.9385 / 2°56'18"W

OS Eastings: 333850

OS Northings: 91747

OS Grid: SY338917

Mapcode National: GBR PJ.D480

Mapcode Global: FRA 47Q5.K21

Plus Code: 9C2VP3C6+JJ

Entry Name: Sea Wall at Cobb Hamlet

Listing Date: 11 April 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246242

English Heritage Legacy ID: 487371

Location: Lyme Regis, Dorset, DT7

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Lyme Regis

Built-Up Area: Lyme Regis

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Lyme Regis St Michael the Archangel

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


SY3391 Sea Wall at Cobb Hamlet


Sea defence wall. Circa late C18 or early C19. Stone rubble, painted with tar. L-shaped on plan with curved corner. Slightly battered revetment, retaining higher ground on landward side and with shingle beach built up and covering lower levels on seaward side. Maximum height of about 6 metres, but only about 2 metres at top is exposed above the shingle.
SOURCE: Lieut Murdoch Mackenzie's 1787 plan of Lyme Cobb, in private collection.

Listing NGR: SY3385091747

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

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