Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1135214

Date first listed: 30-Aug-1973



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County: Dorset

District: Weymouth and Portland (District Authority)

National Grid Reference: SY 66221 78868


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SY67NE CHICKERELL ROAD, Lanehouse 873-1/4/449 (South side) 30/08/73 Westdowne House


Detached villa in own grounds. Early C19. Rendered, slate roof. A compact square range facing S, with an extended wing to the NE, and a later small extension to the W. EXTERIOR: garden front is in 2 storeys with 3 windows; large 16-pane sashes to stone sills at first floor, above plain sashes taken to floor level. The central panelled door with transom light is covered by a large square portico on fluted Roman Doric columns, without entasis, carrying a triglyph entablature under enclosed pediment on 3 sides. The sides and front are glazed. Plinth, first-floor plat band, moulded cornice, blocking course and parapet. The left return has an added one-storey extension in painted brick, to an octagonal outer end, with various windows. The right return is in 2 parts; the main range has 16-pane sashes in 4 bays, then a section with two 12-pane sashes set at a lower level, above a pair of heavy unfluted Tuscan columns in antis to a recessed porch over door, transom light, and side-lights. Beyond this is further door with transom light, to segmental head. The cornice and blocking continue for the full length of the range. There are 2 stacks to the front range, and 2 to the wing. INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: SY6622178868


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Legacy System number: 467325

Legacy System: LBS

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