The local website for the Radipole and Southill Community in Dorset and those interested in its history

Radipole, Dorset including Southill, near Weymouth

Pictures of Radipole - Dorchester Road and Greenhill

(the parish formerly included these areas)

Lodmoor House, Dorchester Road, Radipole, Weymouth, Dorset

Lodmoor House, Dorchester Road

Rebuilt in 1989 on the same site as the original Lodmoor House and retaining its appearance, this was formerly a school during Victoria's reign becoming Lodmoor High School later on. It is now a residential home.

Radipole Terrace, Dorchester Road, Radipole, Weymouth, Dorset

Radipole Terrace & Union Place

Radipole Terrace is one of just a few of the remaining buildings of the former barracks, erected in the reign of George III. York Villas (one known as Lindens) in Alexandra Road are the only other buildings that remain today.

former Weymouth College buildings now converted to apartments

former Weymouth College

Originally built in 1865 the former Weymouth College buildings have now been renovated and converted to apartments. The site entrance still has the original gateposts as can be seen in the foreground of the picture.

St. John's Church, Radipole, Dorset, later to become that of Melcombe Regis

St. John's Church

St. John's Church stands at the northern end of the Esplanade close to the former boundary between Radipole and Melcombe Regis. When opened in 1856, it was hailed as the 'New Church of Radipole' within which parish it then lay.

Stanton Court, Greenhill, Weymouth, once lay in the parish of Radipole

Stanton Court, Greenhill

Built between 1875 and 1881 for Colonel Henry Pickard-Cambridge who formerly lived at nearby Somerset House. This was later to become the home of several eminent local people. The building has now been converted to flats.

Stainforth Memorial in Greenhill Gardens, Weymouth

The Stainforth Memorial in Greenhill Gardens

The weather vane was presented by Wing Commander George Hedley Stainforth to his former school, Weymouth College after he flew a Supermarine SB4 at a speed of 407mph. Killed in 1942, this memorial with the weather vane was erected in 1952.

Pictures of Causeway, Radipole

Pictures of Radipole Lane, Radipole

Pictures of Spa Road area, Radipole

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