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Gloucester Row (Terrace) with Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Melcombe Regis, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.614 / 50°36'50"N

Longitude: -2.4533 / 2°27'11"W

OS Eastings: 368023

OS Northings: 79460

OS Grid: SY680794

Mapcode National: GBR PY.D3KH

Mapcode Global: FRA 57RF.VDV

Entry Name: Gloucester Row (Terrace) with Railings

Listing Date: 12 December 1953

Last Amended: 22 December 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1365863

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467600

Location: Dorset, Dorset, DT4

County: Dorset

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


873-1/21/153 (West side)
12/12/53 Nos.93, 94 AND 95
Gloucester Row (terrace), with
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.93-99 (Consecutive)
Gloucester Row)


Formerly known as: Nos.7-13 ESPLANADE.
Terrace of 3 houses. c1790 (RCHME). Rendered, slate roofs.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, attic and basement, each 3 windows, all
plain sashes. Nos 93 & 95 have 2 hipped dormers, and No.94 has
Victorian gabled dormers. The square second-floor sashes have
been increased in size to No.94, cutting through the
continuous sill band, and this property also has a large
canted late Victorian sashed bay to the ground floor. Ground
floors are rusticated.
Nos 93 & 94 have 6-panel fielded doors under shallow
elliptical fanlights, paired, in half-columns to fluted
neckings and square capitals to a frieze and cornice; they are
on 6 steps with nosings (No.93) or tiles (No.94). No.95 has a
single door, to the left, the same, but with complete
entablature, and on steps with nosings.
The original balcony, on cast-iron brackets and with
decorative balustrade remains to No.95, but has been removed
from No.93. The middle property has a replacement balcony and
balustrade above the bay. Moulded cornice, blocking course and
parapet, deep brick stack to the right of No.94.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: spearhead railings with standards and
returns to the doorway are retained to Nos 93 & 95, but have
been replaced with later work to No.94.
(RCHME: Dorset, South-East: London: 1970-: 355).

Listing NGR: SY6802379460

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

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