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CONJUROR'S LODGE

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: CONJUROR'S LODGE

List entry Number: 1203079

Location

CONJUROR'S LODGE, CLEMENT'S LANE

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

County: Dorset

District: Weymouth and Portland

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Portland

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-May-1993

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 381925

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

PORTLAND

SY6873 CLEMENT'S LANE, Chesil 969-1/3/22 (South East side) Conjuror's Lodge

II

Workshop and store. Late C18 or early C19. Squared and dressed stone front, rubble returns, corrugated asbestos-cement roof. A long narrow building in two storeys set gable to street, with loading-bay door centrally to first floor above larger pair of C20 doors in plat band surround, offset to right at ground floor. Raised verge, dressed flush alternating quoins. To right a straight-flight stone external flight of steps with stone balustrade rises to door at first floor. Towards back a glazing bar sash at each level. This property is reputed to have been used during the C19 by a breakaway Dissenting sect, whence its strange name. A rare surviving example of this building type on Portland, which, like Ranter's Lodge (q.v.), has historical interest in tracing the development of non-conformity which was an important facter in the island's social history.

Listing NGR: SY6838473574

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National Grid Reference: SY 68384 73574

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