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Promenade Shelter Approximately 55 Metres North of the Jubilee Clock Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Melcombe Regis, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6149 / 50°36'53"N

Longitude: -2.4523 / 2°27'8"W

OS Eastings: 368092

OS Northings: 79564

OS Grid: SY680795

Mapcode National: GBR PY.D3TX

Mapcode Global: FRA 57RF.VVM

Entry Name: Promenade Shelter Approximately 55 Metres North of the Jubilee Clock Tower

Listing Date: 22 December 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1328299

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467622

Location: Dorset, Dorset, DT4

County: Dorset

District: Weymouth and Portland

Town: Weymouth and Portland

Electoral Ward/Division: Melcombe Regis

Built-Up Area: Weymouth

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Radipole and Melcombe Regis

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


WEYMOUTH

SO6879NW ESPLANADE
873-1/18/168 (East side)
Promenade shelter approx 55 metres
north of Jubilee Clock Tower

GV II

Promenade shelter. Late C19. Cast-iron and wood structure with
timber glazed panels, lead covered wood roof.
The low-pitched hipped roof has small gablets, and rich
fretted decorative cast-iron embellishment to the ridge and to
the eaves on all sides, covering an open-sided 2-bay shelter
on 3 pairs of slender turned wood columns with cast-iron
fretted brackets to a grid of moulded beams and a panelled
soffit in 12 compartments, plus diagonal 'dragon beams' to the
corner bays. Glazed screens have a central mullion, and a
transom at the bracket springing height; wooden slatted seats
are set to cast-iron brackets, but the seat to the N has been
removed.
One of 7 similar shelters (qv), maintained in good condition,
this one is set back from the promenade edge, but formerly
would have been at the edge, with its own railed balcony; the
promenade has been widened here. All detail appears to be
original; no founder's or contractor's plate survives.

Listing NGR: SY6809279564

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

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