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Latitude: 50.733 / 50°43'58"N
Longitude: -2.7522 / 2°45'8"W
OS Eastings: 347008
OS Northings: 92868
OS Grid: SY470928
Mapcode National: GBR PP.L6NC
Mapcode Global: FRA 5734.RKZ
Entry Name: No 115 (Bridge House) Including Parapet Wall
Listing Date: 19 September 1975
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1324074
English Heritage Legacy ID: 104528
Location: Bridport, West Dorset, Dorset, DT6
District: West Dorset
Civil Parish: Bridport
Built-Up Area: Bridport
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Bridport St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
5191 EAST STREET
No 115 (Bridge House)
including parapet wall
SY 4792 1/76
1768 (date of building lease). Built by James Rooker, first Independant Minister,
as his home and an academy for the training of minister. A rare example of
a Dessenting Academy, and one of the forerunners of Western College, Plymouth.
Ashlar front. Hipped tile roof. 2 storeys and attics. Modillion eaves cornice.
Plinth and eaves cornice returned round giant angle pilasters. 5 ranges of
sashes with painted stone architraves and sills. 2 hipped dormers. Panelled
door with panelled reveals, moulded architrave, and hood on voluted console
brackets. East elevation has 4 cased sashes with glazing bars. Casement
windows behind. Rear part has old tile roof. Store parapet wall in front
with small gatepiers.
Nos 61 to 115 (odd) and wall from east end of No 115 form a group;
Listing NGR: SY4700892868
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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