81 AND 82, ST THOMAS STREET

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1147974

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1974

Statutory Address: 81 AND 82, ST THOMAS STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: 81 AND 82, 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 67910 79058

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Details

WEYMOUTH

SY6779SE ST THOMAS STREET 873-1/20/361 (West side) 14/06/74 Nos.81 AND 82

GV II

Pair of houses, one time rectory. Late C18. Flemish bond brickwork, slate double roof with transverse central valley. 3 storeys and attics, 3+3 windows, all sashes in plaster-lined and painted reveals and with fine rubbed brick voussoirs. 4 hipped dormers with 6-pane in wide surrounds, above 6-pane to stone sills at second floor and deep 12-pane to a moulded Portland stone sill band at first floor; the first 3 of these, in No.81, have been cut back from the sill, with smaller bottom panes. Ground floor has a wide opening with steel lintel, and a blocked wide arched doorway with elliptical head to each house. A stone moulded cornice, blocking-course. Double gable stacks to coped verges. The rear has two 6-pane sash hipped dormers and 2 roof-lights above 2+2 windows, but all temporarily blocked, and the blocking-course is rendered. A deep but narrow later wing projects between bays 1 and 2. INTERIOR not inspected. This was an unusually grand pair of houses, in the best Georgian tradition. They are set back considerably, and until c1990 had shops projecting forward to the street line. The removal of these shops, and eventual reinstatement of the original ground-floor detail, represent a considerable enhancement for the building and the street. Empty, and in process of restoration at the time of survey. (RCHME: Dorset, South-East: London: 1970-: 353).









Listing NGR: SY6790879061

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Legacy System number: 467942

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Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset II South East, (1970), 353

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