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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: 1145950



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: 12-Dec-1953

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 467566

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SY6879 ESPLANADE 873-1/21/132 (West side) 12/12/53 No.52 York Buildings (terrace)


Formerly known as: No.1 YORK BUILDINGS. House in row, part of a group of 7. c1785 (RCHME). Flemish bond brickwork, tile roof. 3 storeys, attic and basement. A hipped tiled dormer above two 9-pane sashes to a deep flush sill band and sills, above a storey-height tripartite 8:12:8-pane quasi-Palladian window at first floor, with a central blind arch painted in, a frieze and flush head and sill bands, over a skirt in 3 corresponding panels above a similar less deep tripartite sash to the ground floor, with a head band. The basement level has a central barred sash, in a painted stone plinth. To the right, on 5 stone steps with nosings, is an early panelled door with 12-pane glazing, in a moulded architrave and with a frieze plus dentil cornice. A frieze and moulded eaves cornice, and a ridge stack to the left. INTERIOR: not inspected. A very handsome property, little altered externally on this principal front. (RCHME: Dorset, South-East: London: 1970-: 354).

Listing NGR: SY6802879054

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset II South East, (1970), 354

National Grid Reference: SY 68029 79054


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