GATEPIERS TO WEST OF NO 79 JESSOPPE HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1119003

Date first listed: 28-Nov-1950

Statutory Address: GATEPIERS TO WEST OF NO 79, EAST STREET

Statutory Address: JESSOPPE HOUSE, 79, EAST STREET

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JESSOPPE HOUSE
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Location

Statutory Address: GATEPIERS TO WEST OF NO 79, EAST STREET

Statutory Address: JESSOPPE HOUSE, 79, EAST STREET

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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset (District Authority)

Parish: Bridport

National Grid Reference: SY 46908 92892

Summary

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History

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Details

1. 5191 EAST STREET (North Side)

28.11.50. No 79 (Jessoppe House) ) - Gatepiers to West of No 79 SY 4692 1/73 SY 4692 1/73

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2. Early or mid C18, possibly a rebuilding of a C17 house, as Dr Thomas Jessoppe is supposed to have lived there in 16 3. Hammer dressed stone. Pitched tile roof. 2 storeys and attic. Stone modillion eaves cornice. Parapet, cement rendered. 5 ranges of sashes with glazing bars in moulded flush frames: stone lintels with projecting key blocks. Attic dormer. Round-headed doorway has flat rendered archivolt, keystone, and fanlight. Rear has 4 storey parapetted red brick tower: 1 range of casements with rubber voussoirs. This tower is supposed to have been built by a Capt Jessoppe in order to see his ships in the harbour over the roof of No 74 opposite. 2 storey rubble extension to rear has chamfered ceiling beams, and therefore may possibly be the remnant of Dr Jessoppe's original house. 1 pair of ashlar gatepiers to west of house on street frontage. Interior: ground floor has early C19 joinery and 1 room on east side has early C18 fielded panelling to dado level. Bedrooms have cupboards with fielded panelling and 1 mid-Cl9 cast iron fireplace. Doors with fielded panels throughout.

Nos 61 to 115 (odd) and wall from east end of No 115 form a group.

Listing NGR: SY4690592892

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Legacy System number: 104525

Legacy System: LBS

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