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The Constable's House, Christchurch

Description: The Constable's House

Grade: I
Date Listed: 14 October 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 101453

OS Grid Reference: SZ1605092706
OS Grid Coordinates: 416050, 92706
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7338, -1.7739

Location: Bridge Street, Christchurch, Dorset BH23 1DT

Locality: Christchurch
Local Authority: Christchurch Borough Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH23 1DT

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Listing Text

1. (South Side)
The Constable's House
SZ 1592 1A/18 14.10.53.


C12. Built by Baldwin de Redvers in the north-east angle of the curtain wall of
the Castle. A 2 storey, rectangular building of stone rubble. Almost all the
walls survive with the southern gable end. Round arched window openings in all
4 facades, divided into 2 lights by a shaft of Purbeck marble. Arches have
chevron moulding. Slits on ground floor. In the centre of the east wall is an
original circular chimney shaft. (NMR).

Nos 1 to 11 (odd), the Castle, the signboard of the King,s Arms Hotel the
Constable's House and the Town Bridge, form a group with Nos 4 to 6 (even).
6A, 8 to 12 (even), 12A, 14 to 18 (even) and the King's Arms Hotel opposite.
Nos 10, 12 and 12A form part of a group on Millham Street and Nos 8 and 10
are buildings of local interest.

Listing NGR: SZ1605092706

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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