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LENNOX 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: LENNOX HOUSE

List entry Number: 1142331

Location

LENNOX HOUSE, 47, LENNOX 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: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 467695

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

WEYMOUTH

SO6879NW LENNOX STREET 873-1/18/205 (North side) 14/06/74 No.47 Lennox House

II

House at end of row, built as detached villa. c1845 (RCHME). Painted brickwork or rubble, slate roof. A compact symmetricl 4-room range, with central throughway and small lateral staircase, with later C19 modification, to a pyramidal hipped roof, the building now occupies a busy street intersection. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 3 windows; 16-pane sashes, at first floor with raised alternating jamb-stones, and at ground floor to voussoirs and keystone in rustication. Bay 3 has a full-height canted Victorian bay with 4-pane sashes, and flat roof. The central flush C19 panelled door with part glazing under an elliptical fanlight is under a projecting portico on 2 slender wood columns without bases carrying a semicircular flat-roofed entablature. A slight plinth, a plain mid-string above rusticated ground floor, and alternating quoins to the first floor. The right return, to Victoria Street, is plain, but with one very small light at first floor, and a large cropped stack, plus a small lower wing. The rear, in painted rubble, has 2 original flat-roofed dormers over two 12-pane sashes and a staircase sash above a C19 door. INTERIOR: not inspected. According to RCHME this was named Victoria Villa on an 1857 map, and marked as 'Hydrophatic (Hydropathic) baths' (RCHME: Dorset, South-East: London: 1970-: 357).









Listing NGR: SY6811579909

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset II South East, (1970), 357

National Grid Reference: SY 68115 79909

Map

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