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Public Lavatories

A Grade II Listed Building in Weston-Super-Mare, North Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.346 / 51°20'45"N

Longitude: -2.9816 / 2°58'53"W

OS Eastings: 331730

OS Northings: 161224

OS Grid: ST317612

Mapcode National: GBR J6.VGQ9

Mapcode Global: VH7CK.8FLJ

Entry Name: Public Lavatories

Listing Date: 29 April 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386806

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474206

Location: Weston-Super-Mare, North Somerset, BS23

County: North Somerset

Civil Parish: Weston-super-Mare

Built-Up Area: Weston-Super-Mare

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST 36 SW WESTON SUPER MARE MARINE PARADE

1148/1/10011 Public lavatories

GV II

Public lavatories; partly converted to cafe and shop. Dated 1905. Roughcast and applied timber-framing on stone plinth. Felt-covered gable-ended roof with deep bracketed eaves, and with louvred ridge ventilators; octagonal cupola over centre with lead-clad dome, tall tapered finial and wrought-iron weathervane.
PLAN: Rectangular on plan with back facing beach to west, and portico at centre of east front. The lower f[at-roof north and south end ranges and range across the back were probably added later. The north part of the original building is now used as a cafe, and the north end range is a shop.
EXTERIOR: Single storey. Originally symmetrical 8:3:8 bay east front, with thin applied framing and roughcast panels, glazed on right; shaped brackets to deep eaves; central gabled portico with moulded plaster tympanum ornamented with arabesque and strapwork decoration and with putti, and supported on thin moulded cast-iron columns with ornate pierced cast-iron spandrels. Lower flat-roof ranges at either end and at rear.
INTERIOR altered.

Listing NGR: ST3173061224

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

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