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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1038270



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Dorset

District: Weymouth and Portland

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Jun-1970

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 467585

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SY6779SE ESPLANADE 873-1/20/148 (West side) 18/06/70 Nos.82, 83 AND 84 Royal Terrace


Formerly known as: Nos.1-3 ROYAL TERRACE. 3 houses at end of terrace. 1816. Rendered, slate roofs. One-room width, double-depth plan with double roof to central valley, and side entry to rear dogleg stair and lower service ranges. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, attic and basement developing to full 4 storeys at the rear where the ground falls away. Each 3 windows, sashes to stone sills, those to the first floor taken down to floor level. No.82 has 2 original flat-roofed dormers with 2-light casements above plain sashes, but at first floor the upper sashes retain bars, and have small individual C20 balcony railings. Ground floor has a full-width shop front incorporating the original doorway. No.83 has 2 dormers as No.82, but retains 9-pane sashes at second floor and 15-pane at first floor, with individual cast-iron balconies; it has a full-width C20 shop front. No.84, the end house of the terrace, has 2 gabled dormers, 4-pane sash at second floor and plain sash to first and ground floors; the basement has glazing-bar sashes. The door, to the left, is on 8 tiled steps, in a plain arched reveal with an original panelled door under a radial fanlight. A deep plain band at basement level, a plain band to first floor, moulded cornice, blocking course, cut down opposite one of the dormers to No.83, and parapet, with 2 stacks to each right party wall. Across the full front of No.84, returned to the door and stopped to the outer end by a rendered wall, are original spearhead railings, with a gate to the flight of stone basement steps. The rear of Nos 82 & 83, which is rendered, has an eaves roof rather than a parapet as the remainder. Some of the work is in English garden wall bonding. No.82 has an early 3-storey gabled wing, and a C20 tiled extension; No.83 has 2 dormers, and No.84 a lower hipped service range. The right-hand gable, to Gloucester Street, is plain. Royal Terrace was originally of 18 houses, built in 2 phases, with 2 end ranges of 3 houses each slightly stepped forward from and higher than the central 12; this is the right-hand three of that original composition, built in the first phase. INTERIOR: not inspected. (RCHME: Dorset, South-East: London: 1970-: 354).

Listing NGR: SY6797879321

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset II South East, (1970), 354

National Grid Reference: SY 67978 79321


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