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Coastguard Station Look out Tower and Adjoining Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Wyke Regis, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.5953 / 50°35'43"N

Longitude: -2.4813 / 2°28'52"W

OS Eastings: 366028

OS Northings: 77399

OS Grid: SY660773

Mapcode National: GBR PX.VFYS

Mapcode Global: FRA 57PH.H4S

Plus Code: 9C2VHGW9+4F

Entry Name: Coastguard Station Look out Tower and Adjoining Walls

Listing Date: 20 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1375687

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469666

Location: Rodwell and Wyke, Dorset, DT4

County: Dorset

Electoral Ward/Division: Wyke Regis

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Weymouth

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Wyke Regis All Saints with St Edmund

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Coastguard Station Look-out Tower
And adjoining walls


Coastguard station look-out tower. Circa 1886, for the Admiralty Coastguards. Red brick in Flemished bond, with Portland stone dressings. Welsh slate roof with Portland stone coping and corbelled kneelers to gable ends.
Square on plan tower with external stairs to look-out on east side; integral yard walls on north and east sides.
2 storeys. North side has plank door with flat brick arch to store on ground floor. East side has external stairs to look-out, brick with stone treads and simple wrought-iron balustrade; C20 porch at top of stairs. First floor look-out windows on south and west sides with plate glass. Integral yard walls with curved profiles ramped up on north and east sides.
INTERIOR not inspected.

Listing NGR: SY6599577419

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