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Gloucester Row (Terrace) with Area Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Melcombe Regis, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.6142 / 50°36'51"N

Longitude: -2.4533 / 2°27'11"W

OS Eastings: 368026

OS Northings: 79482

OS Grid: SY680794

Mapcode National: GBR PY.D3LJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 57RF.VG1

Plus Code: 9C2VJG7W+MM

Entry Name: Gloucester Row (Terrace) with Area Railings

Listing Date: 12 December 1953

Last Amended: 22 December 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1365864

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467601

Location: 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


873-1/21/154 (West side)
12/12/53 Nos.96 AND 97
Gloucester Row (terrace), with area
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.93-99 (Consecutive)
Gloucester Row)


Formerly known as: Nos.7-13 ESPLANADE.
2 houses, centre unit of terrace. c1790. Rendered,some painted
brickwork, slate roofs. This pair is the centre section to a
former terrace of 8, on a grander scale, with the parapet
height approx 1m above the remainder. The property has a
double roof with internal valley gutter. Nos 93-95 (qv) remain
to the left, Nos 98 & 99 (qv) to the right, on the corner with
King Street, has been replaced.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, attic and basement, each 3 windows, all
plain sashes. Each has 2 hipped dormers. The first-floor
openings are taken down to floor level with a balcony, and the
ground-floor windows are arched, in rustication, with
voussoirs. To the left of each an arched opening has a 6-panel
fielded door under a fanlight (plain to No.97), on 5+2 nosed
steps. A full-width c1820s verandah on paired cast-iron
brackets has decorative balustrade, and vertical decorative
standards carrying a tent hood. Moulded cornice, blocking
course and parapet; 6 brick stacks.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: each house has the original spearhead
railings and returns, and a gate to stone steps to the
This pair, which formerly had unrendered brickwork to the top
storey, is as built, except for the loss of glazing bars.
(RCHME: Dorset, South-East: London: 1970-: 355).

Listing NGR: SY6802679482

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

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