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Pars Corner

A Grade II Listed Building in Central, Bournemouth

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7198 / 50°43'11"N

Longitude: -1.886 / 1°53'9"W

OS Eastings: 408143

OS Northings: 91140

OS Grid: SZ081911

Mapcode National: GBR X67.1D

Mapcode Global: FRA 67Y5.M2S

Entry Name: Pars Corner

Listing Date: 1 August 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1304327

English Heritage Legacy ID: 101811

Location: Bournemouth, BH2

County: Bournemouth

Unitary Authority Ward: Central

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 POOLE HILL
(North Side)
Nos 2 and 4
(Pars Corner)
SZ 0891 13/104 1.8.74.

II GV

2.
Rotunda corner shop circa 1860, stucce, white with black dressings, still in
Regency seaside style. Entrance arch round-headed between pilasters, with pedimented
fascia on big console brackets over. Flanked symmetrically on each side by
3 elegant Quattrocento arches to shop windows, on fluted columns carrying fragments
of entablature, moulded plinth carried across continuously below windows. Keystones
have heads, male and female. Windows of 2 upper floors plain and almost flush,
stringcourses in black. Polygonal hipped roof behind parapet of modern bricks-on-edge.
Rear to Norwich Road perhaps later, buff brick with red dressings, thoroughly
Victorian.

Nos 1 to 17 (odd) Pembroke Hotel, Nos 25 to 31 (odd), Nos 39 to 45 (odd) and
Nos 2 to 34 (even) Poole Hill form a group with Nos l66 to 196 (even) Commercial
Road.


Listing NGR: SZ0814391140

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