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ALBION HOUSE

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.

Name: ALBION HOUSE

List entry Number: 1132639

Location

34, ST MARY STREET
ALBION HOUSE, 35, ST MARY STREET

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

County: Dorset

District: Weymouth and Portland

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1974

Date of most recent amendment: 22-Dec-1997

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 467896

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History

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Details

WEYMOUTH

SY6778NE ST MARY STREET 873-1/23/302 (East side) 14/06/74 Nos.34 AND 35 Albion House (No.35) (Formerly Listed as: ST MARY STREET (East side) Nos.34 AND 35)

GV II

Two houses at end of row, with shops. Mid C19. Rendered, slate roofs. The building has a return facade to St Alban Street, which incorporates a 1-bay unit formerly a separate property, returning to Maiden Street. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; the front in 1+4 and the return in 4+1 windows, all sashes. No.34 has a 2-storey bow oriel with 8:12:8-pane above plain sashes, and a 12-pane at second floor, in reveals and to stone sills, above deep 8-pane sashes, probably 12- or 15-pane originally. The C19 shop front fascia and cornice returns by a quadrant corner, under a shaped corbel projection, continuing across the St Alban Street frontage. Between the first- and second-floor windows to No.35 is a raised panel with 'ALBION HOUSE' in bold sunk Roman lettering. The moulded modillion cornice with blocking-course and parapet returns to St Alban Street. This frontage has a blind light and three 12-pane at second floor on a plain sill band, and a blind light with 3 plain sashes below. Ground floor has 3 blind lights below the fascia. The first 2 floors are rusticated, with a return pilaster to the main frontage. Attached to the right is an extra bay with hipped slate roof above a 12-pane at second and 2 at first floor, and a wide segmental-headed 12-light fixed window to the ground floor. In Maiden Street the frontage includes a large arched light with triple radial bars, and various other glazing-bar sashes, 12 or 16-paned, on 3 floors. The range returns with a large 16-pane and modified sash above a flat-roofed extension behind No.34. INTERIORS not inspected. (RCHME: Dorset, South-East: London: 1970-: 351).







Listing NGR: SY6797578904

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset II South East, (1970), 351

National Grid Reference: SY 67974 78904

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