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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.


List entry Number: 1145943



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

County: Dorset

District: Weymouth and Portland

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Jun-1970

Date of most recent amendment: 22-Dec-1997

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 467559

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SY6878NW ESPLANADE 873-1/24/123 (West side) 18/06/70 Nos.41 AND 42 Augusta Place (terrace) (Formerly Listed as: ESPLANADE Nos.41 AND 42 Augusta Place (Victoria Hotel))


Formerly known as: Nos.7 AND 8 AUGUSTA PLACE. Pair of houses, now hotel. Mid C19, possibly encasing late C18 work, but the general scale appropriate to mid C19. Rendered, slate roof. EXTERIOR: 4 storeys, attic and basement, 4 windows; 4 glazing-bar sash dormers with ornate half-hipped gables on curved brackets, but all other windows plain sash. Three 3-storey canted bays with dentilled top cornices, panelled skirts, that to third floor carried across the full width of the front, including the sill band, and with dentils above the first-floor windows. In bay 2 is a sash with moulded architrave and small cornice at first and third floors; the lower sash is brought to floor level, giving to the portico balcony. Ground floor has smaller projecting bays with 1:2:1 plain sashes, and scroll brackets carried forward under the oriels. The central pair of C20 doors has a bold square projecting porte-cochere on slender Tuscan columns with fluted neckings, and with an ornate cast-iron balustrade; the first-floor oriels also have cast-iron cresting at balcony level. There are plain bands at first- and second-floor levels, the double band at second floor, and plain band below the blocking course with coped parapet. At second floor, above the portico, on a console bracket, is a coloured bust of Queen Victoria, inscribed 'Jubilee 1887/1897'; this was formerly the Victoria Hotel. To each end are coped gables, each with 2 deep stacks. INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: SY6802078974

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National Grid Reference: SY 68020 78974


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