Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1147957

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1974

Statutory Address: 26, 27 AND 28, ST THOMAS STREET


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Statutory Address: 26, 27 AND 28, ST THOMAS STREET

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

County: Dorset

District: Weymouth and Portland (District Authority)

National Grid Reference: SY 67930 78961


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SY6778NE ST THOMAS STREET 873-1/23/343 (East side) 14/06/74 Nos.26, 27 AND 28


3 houses in row, 2 with shops. Early C19. Flemish bond brickwork, slate mansard roofs, but modified to Nos 27 & 28. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and attic, each 1 window; No.26 has a wide tripartite sash flat-roofed dormer. Nos 26 & 27 have 2-storey oriels, and No.28 retains the original format of a full-height bow; all have 6:9:6-pane sashes to the top floor, with dentil cornices, and 8:12:8-pane sashes remain to Nos 27 & 28, but No.26 and the ground floor to No.28 have no glazing bars. No.26 has a splendid late C19 shop front, with contemporary shutters, and with decorative cast-iron cresting above panelled pilasters and double consoles. No.27 has a plate-glass front between pilasters and very deep consoles and shallow fascia with remains of a dentil cornice. No.28 has, to the right, in an arched opening and on 3 steps, an original 6-panel door under a reversed fan transom light, in deep reveals. A plain band above first floor, moulded cornice, blocking-course and coped parapet. Each has a brick stack to the left. INTERIOR: the plan in RCHME (p.348) show a transverse staircase dividing the 2 rooms, and service additions to the rear. This remains one of the best examples of the former domestic architecture of the Melcombe Regis streets. (RCHME: Dorset, South-East: London: 1970-: 348, 352).

Listing NGR: SY6793178966


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Legacy System number: 467925

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset II South East, (1970), 352

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