BLACK DOG PUBLIC HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1132631

Date first listed: 18-Jun-1970

Statutory Address: BLACK DOG PUBLIC HOUSE, 3, ST MARY STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: BLACK DOG PUBLIC HOUSE, 3, ST MARY STREET

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

County: Dorset

District: Weymouth and Portland (District Authority)

National Grid Reference: SY 67994 79138

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History

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Details

WEYMOUTH

SY6779SE ST MARY STREET 873-1/20/290 (East side) 18/06/70 No.3 Black Dog Public House

GV II*

Inn. Late C16 and C17. Rendered, some timber-framing, slate roof. The later front range, in St Mary Street backs on 2 ranges with a narrow central courtyard, and the whole is now enclosed to the rear by buildings in Charlotte Place. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, attic and basement. The front has a wide flush gable to the left with a 3-light stone mullioned casement under a stopped label course, above a canted C19 oriel with slated hipped roof and plain sashes to pilaster mullions, with small panelled skirt. Ground floor has a display window. To the right the eaves roof has two 4-pane sashes at each level, in reveals and with moulded architraves; the ground floor lights are almost square. To the left is a fine panelled door in a pilaster doorcase with frieze and cornice; the floor is below present pavement level. Plinth, and brick stack to each gable end. The face gable has a saddle-back coping with a finial base, on modelled kneelers. The rear is concealed by later buildings, but there is an access through a narrow passageway from Charlotte Place to an early panelled door. INTERIOR: the ground floor, lower than the street, is of low pitch. At the rear, left, is a tight wooden winder staircase, and a wall in large stone block, incorporating a chamfered beam. The front right room has a beam with rough chamfer, and there are various early joists. The rear left has a wide bressumer fireplace with lamb's tongue stops on chamfered stone jambs, and there is a stone 4-light recessed hollow-mould mullion casement, no longer on an external wall. The rear courtyard is stone-paved. The first floor has (RCHME) a bolection-mould fireplace surround, above which are three C17 plaster panels, and the previous list records a jettied first floor, and a roof structure with cambered collars. A rare survival of its period in this street; the small vertical scale is noticeable in the context of the surrounding C19 buildings. It was built as an inn in the late C16. (RCHME: Dorset, South-East: London: 1970-: 350).





Listing NGR: SY6799579133

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 467888

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Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset II South East, (1970), 350

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