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45 and 46, Broad Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Lyme Regis, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7251 / 50°43'30"N

Longitude: -2.9354 / 2°56'7"W

OS Eastings: 334068

OS Northings: 92142

OS Grid: SY340921

Mapcode National: GBR PJ.CYXP

Mapcode Global: FRA 47R5.671

Entry Name: 45 and 46, Broad Street

Listing Date: 23 April 1952

Last Amended: 31 January 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1279232

English Heritage Legacy ID: 403870

Location: Lyme Regis, West Dorset, Dorset, DT7

County: Dorset

District: West 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

(North East Side)
Nos 45 and 46
[Formerly listed as premises
occupied by Boots (Cash Chemists Ltd)
SY 4392 1/53 23.4.52.
Early to mid C19 front to the former Great House; part of the original structure
said to remain to the rear wing. 3 storeys. 3 window bays. Slate roof. Stuccoed
front. Moulded cornice and parapet. Sash windows with glazing bars on 2nd floors.
French casements with margin lights opening to iron balcony. On ground floor
modern shop front to left hand. At right hand end, house door up steps, ledged
reveals; 4-panelled door; rectangular fanlight. Plaque on the building gives
the following information; 'This house occupies part of the site of what was
originally known as The Great House of Lyme Regis. Here lodged in the summer
of 1773 William Pitt [1708-1778], first Earl of Chatham, the great War Minister
of George II, and his son William Pitt [1759-1806] the great Prime Minister of
George III. Also for some months in l796-1797 it was the home of Mary Russell
Mitford [1787-1855], essayist and dramatist."

Nos 45 to 65 (consec) form a group.

Listing NGR: SY3407192149

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

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