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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: 1145952



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: 14-Jun-1974

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 467568

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SY6879 ESPLANADE 873-1/21/134 (West side) 14/06/74 No.54 York Buildings (terrace)


House in terrace, formerly 7. c1785 (RCHME). Rendered, tile roof. 3 storeys, attic and basement. A hipped tile dormer with 2-light small-pane casement above two 9-pane sashes at second floor. The first floor has a storey-height tripartite 8:12:8-pane sash with mullions and pilasters to a base and scrolled head, all in a moulded architrave and with moulded cornice on consoles. Ground floor has a C20 symmetrical small-pane display front with full-width sloping fascia, with a glazed door each side under transom lights, and on 5 steps. The basement has 2 windows behind a decorative wrought-iron rail. A moulded eaves cornice, and a raised and coped party wall to the left, with a stack shared with No.53 (qv). This frontage would originally have been similar to that of No.52 (qv), but has been rendered, and lost its ground floor detail. INTERIOR: not inspected. (RCHME: Dorset, South-East: London: 1970-: 354).

Listing NGR: SY6802579065

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SY 68028 79066


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