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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: 1147975



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: 468012

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SY6779SE TURTON STREET 873-1/20/402 (North side) 14/06/74 Nos.14-18 (Consecutive) Carter's Cottages


Terrace of 5 cottages, formerly almshouses. An inscribed stone gives 'S & M C 1835'. Squared and coursed Portland stone, slate roof. A straight row of single-depth cottages with low-pitched hipped roof and flat-roofed rear extension, set gable-end to Park Street. No.14 is double-fronted, the others have a single bay. 2 storeys, 6 windows, all in pointed arches with stone voussoirs, a small 2-light casement, retaining horizontal bar in No.18 only, and under a plain pointed transom light; in No.16 at first floor the casement replaced by a single square light. The first-floor windows are set well below the eaves level. All 6 doors are replacements, under voussoirs with a slight central key; No.14 has a large C20 porch, Nos 15 & 16 are under a lean-to slate hood. There are 2 square ridge stacks, one centrally, and the other towards the left end. The right end has a lower slated outbuilding. The flat-roofed extension is very shallow, and occupies what was a 1.5m gap between the almshouses and adjacent buildings in Park Street. INTERIOR not inspected. (RCHME: Dorset, South-East: London: 1970-: 355).

Listing NGR: SY6792979442

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset II South East, (1970), 355

National Grid Reference: SY 67929 79442


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