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YORK BUILDINGS (TERRACE) WITH AREA RAILINGS

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: YORK BUILDINGS (TERRACE) WITH AREA RAILINGS

List entry Number: 1145954

Location

YORK BUILDINGS (TERRACE) WITH AREA RAILINGS, 56 AND 57, ESPLANADE

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: 22-Dec-1997

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 467570

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History

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Details

WEYMOUTH

SY6879 ESPLANADE 873-1/21/136 (West side) 14/06/74 Nos.56 AND 57 York Buildings (terrace), with area railings (Formerly Listed as: ESPLANADE No.56 York Buildings) (Formerly Listed as: ESPLANADE No.57 York Buildings)

GV II

Pair of houses, now in one occupation, part of an original terrace of 7 houses. c1785 (RCHME), modified mid C19. Rendered, tile roof. 3 storeys, attic and basement. Each has a tile hipped dormer, with sash to No.56 and early 2-light casement to No.57, above plain sashes, 2 at second floor, and 2-storey bold canted oriels, with low-pitched lead hipped cappings and modillion top cornice; set back in the main wall plane are 2 sashes to each basement. To left and right on 6 steps are original panelled doors. The basement areas are enclosed by spearhead railings, returned at the ends and centre, but with low coped wall to the extreme right. The right return, with double gable, is plain, and the rear, in New Street,is mainly in unrendered brickwork, with a mansard roof slope with dormers, and sashes with bars in moulded flush boxes; two 4-pane, two 12-pane, and a stair sash with margin panes. There is also a low 2-storey gabled service wing. INTERIOR: not inspected. There were originally 3 houses here, but the end property has been demolished. In detail they were probably similar to No.51 (qv), but the fronts modified later. (RCHME: Dorset, South-East: London: 1970-: 354).







Listing NGR: SY6802379083

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SY 68025 79080

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