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Statutory Address:

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

Dorset (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SY 68236 73817



SY6873 VICTORIA SQUARE, Chesil 969-1/3/23 (West side) Little Ship


Public house. Mid C19. Rendered, slate roof. A double-depth plan with parallel range to back. 2 storeys. Main front, to east, of 2-windowed symmetrical layout; tripartite plain sashes in raised plat band surrounds to bracketted cills and small cornice mould. Central blocked doorway in moulded architrave with cornice, under diagonally-set square plaque bearing 'EP' - the Eldridge Pope insignia. Rusticated quoins each side, small plinth, cornice above first-floor windows, blocking course and plain parapet. To right a quadrant-curved corner crowned with scrolled cornice, and two painted panels separated by broad entablature band corresponding with main doorcase. To right plain wall with one sash at each floor level and a door with overlight, far right; rusticated quoins to left end, cornice, blocking and plain parapet. Entrance in late C20 addition left of main front. Plain return to left with one small sash. Back range runs half width. An externally complete example of a modest classical-style Victorian pub, holding a very important corner to this Square, at the main entry from the mainland to the island.

Listing NGR: SY6823673817


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

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Date: 09 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/04605/33
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Reg Perry. Source Historic England Archive
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