1 AND 2 WITH BOUNDARY WALL AND STEPS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1203073
Date first listed:
17-May-1993
Statutory Address:
1 AND 2 WITH BOUNDARY WALL AND STEPS, 1 AND 2, CASTLE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
1 AND 2 WITH BOUNDARY WALL AND STEPS, 1 AND 2, CASTLE ROAD

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

County:
Dorset
District:
Weymouth and Portland (District Authority)
Parish:
Portland
National Grid Reference:
SY 68465 73756

Details

PORTLAND

SY6873 CASTLE ROAD, Fortuneswell 969-1/3/87 (East side) Nos.1 AND 2 1 and 2 with boundary wall and steps

GV II

Pair of houses, formerly police dwellings, attached to Police Station (qv), with front boundary wall. 1904. Rock-faced Portland stone, slate roofs. Set back from Police Station frontage, 2 storeys, 1+1-windowed. All tripartite sashes with flush chamfer surrounds and stone mullions; the central upper sash unit having two vertical glazing bars. To left and right good C19 panelled door under small plain transom light, in flush chamfer surround. Plinth, moulded mid string, continuous with adjacent properties, stone eaves course, raised coped verges left and right, and at party division. Brick stacks on rear slopes; projecting rear wings. Subsidiary features: Across front of property, as retaining wall behind pavement, wall in regular coursed rock-faced stone to plain parapet, rising c 2.2m, with left, 7 stone steps returning towards Police Station. Part of a significant composition, with no external change, and important on the skyline seen from the approach road from Victoria Square, below.

Listing NGR: SY6846573756

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
381904
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 28 May 2003
Reference: IOE01/09421/18
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Reg Perry. Source Historic England Archive
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