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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: 1203086



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: 21-Sep-1978

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 381944

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SY6873 FORTUNESWELL, Fortuneswell 969-1/3/95 (North East side) 21/09/78 No.40 Royal Portland Arms


Inn. Mid C19, possibly incorporating some earlier fabric. Ashlar, slate roofs. A lofty symmetrical frontage set flush with adjoining buildings, and having two deep gabled wings to back, cutting into ground slope. Two storeys and attic, 3-windowed. Three gabled dormers immediately above moulded stone cornice, small plain sashes under raised copings on kneelers. At first floor a bold oriel to flat roof and on shaped wooden brackets, large plate glass sasshes, moulded cornice, and moulded base under skirt; each side a good 12-pane sash in moulded stone architrave and cill band. Ground floor has large nearly square openings with plate glass under 2-pane upper light, in moulded stone surround with small keystone. Central panelled C19 door in moulded architrave under plain transom light, on 2 stone steps. Plinth, band above door height, entablature and blocking course. To each gable a large stone stack with capping, coped verges; the roof surface projects boldly between and at ends of dormers. The layout and proportions suggest a late C18 front which has been modified and raised.

Listing NGR: SY6879873355

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National Grid Reference: SY 68798 73355


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