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Coastguard Cottages with Boundary Wall and Piers

A Grade II Listed Building in Weymouth, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.6067 / 50°36'24"N

Longitude: -2.4499 / 2°26'59"W

OS Eastings: 368262

OS Northings: 78650

OS Grid: SY682786

Mapcode National: GBR PY.DQHV

Mapcode Global: FRA 57RG.HF2

Entry Name: Coastguard Cottages with Boundary Wall and Piers

Listing Date: 22 December 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1313419

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467266

Location: Dorset, Dorset, DT4

County: Dorset

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


873-1/24/14 (North side)
Nos.1-8 (Consecutive) Coastguard
Cottages, with boundary wall and


Coastguard cottages, now terrace of 8 houses. c1880. Flemish
bond brickwork, stone dressings, slate roof. A long row of
dwellings, entered from a terrace on the N side, away from the
street, and facing the Harbour.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; Barrack Road front is in 9x2+1 windows,
all small 12-pane sashes in flush stone dressings with
alternating jambs and stone sills. The gables have raised
coped verges set to bold modelled stone and brick kneelers,
and there are 5 brick ridge stacks with brick cappings. The
right-hand gable end has 2 windows and a plank door with a
3-pane transom light.
The N side is similarly detailed, with 8 original doors under
3-pane transom lights, on 2 stone steps, and each with a
cast-iron foot-scraper and flanked by small single lights. The
cast-iron ogee gutters have down-pipes with an Admiralty
anchor cast on.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: to Barrack Road is a full-width low brick
wall to stone coping at approx 0.65m; at either end are pairs
of square stone gate-piers with low pyramidal cappings. The
wall continues to the right to link with the boundary to Nothe
House (qv).
Included as an unusually complete row of purpose-built housing
of this type. Has group value with the Master's house, Nothe
House (qv), immediately adjoining.

Listing NGR: SY6826278650

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

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