STANLEY HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1205481

Date first listed: 16-Jan-1951

Statutory Address: STANLEY HOUSE, 28, EASTON STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: STANLEY HOUSE, 28, EASTON STREET

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 69220 71923

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History

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Details

PORTLAND

SY6871 EASTON STREET, Easton 969-1/4/41 (East side) 16/01/51 No.28 Stanley House

II

House in row. Dated 1760. Squared and coursed stone block, slate roof with clay ridge. Two-room heated plan with central through passage and rear wing to right. Symmetrical 3-storey, 2-window frontage with classical porch. Three-light casements with stone chamfered mullions with flush surrounds; at ground and first floors with flush plat surrounds, but top floor has coursed jambs. RCHM suggest top floor added, but masonry appears identical with lower work. Central porch with side walls to half-round Doric columns and moulded pediment. Back wing similar, on one floor only, with a 3-light casement window as front. Stone stack with skirt and moulded capping, left, and brick stack right. An added swept-down unit at back. Interior has small dressed stone fireplaces to each ground-floor room, and a C19 tight winder stair in right room; wing entered through opening with cambered head, and a similar opening with hollow mould surround on north wall of wing, formerly an external door. First-floor fireplace with moulded jambs has, on lintol, 2 beehives and inscription: "1760: William Pearce and Rebecca his wife builded this House". (Royal Commission on Historical Monuments: Dorset: London: 1970-: 255).

Listing NGR: SY6922071923

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 381935

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Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1970), 255

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