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Westover

A Grade II Listed Building in Westbourne and West Cliff, Bournemouth

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7186 / 50°43'6"N

Longitude: -1.8924 / 1°53'32"W

OS Eastings: 407690

OS Northings: 91002

OS Grid: SZ076910

Mapcode National: GBR X5B.HY

Mapcode Global: FRA 67X5.Y92

Entry Name: Westover

Listing Date: 27 February 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1153467

English Heritage Legacy ID: 101819

Location: Bournemouth, BH4

County: Bournemouth

Unitary Authority Ward: Westbourne and West Cliff

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Bournemouth St John with St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

1.
5186 PORTARLINGTON ROAD
(South Side)
No 4 (Westover)
SZ 0790 8/76

II

2.
Large and well-detailed villa of circa 1900, Voysey and neo-Georgian mixture.
Ground floor brick, with Georgian-shaped windows, segment-headed, scarlet voussoirs.
Projecting porch and cloakrooms with alternating brick and stucco quoins, and
flat parapet rising at corners (with pierced heart motif); arched doorway with
big white semi-circular hood, roofed in lead and supported on richly carved console
brackets (foliage). Upper floors roughcast with vast central staircase window
in unchamfered stone grid, 6 mullions and 2 transoms, gable over it with attic
window strip of six lights in moulded frame. Tall Voyseyish roughcast chimneys.
3 small gables to east, 1 big gable to west. 3 gables symmetrically towards
garden (south) with 4-light 2nd floor windows, segmentally pedimented. Gables
connected by white Voyseyish balustrading. Ogee-roofed lead cupola off-centre.
2-storey canted bay with single-storey canted bay and balustraded balcony next
to it. 2 good spoutheads. Gatepiers of alternating trick and stone, original
timber gates.


Listing NGR: SZ0769091002

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