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The King's Arms Hotel, Christchurch

Description: The King's Arms Hotel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 October 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 101462

OS Grid Reference: SZ1599192742
OS Grid Coordinates: 415991, 92742
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7341, -1.7748

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. (North Side)
The King's Arms Hotel
SZ 1592 1A/26
SZ 1692 1A/26 14.10.53.


In two parts. Western section.
C18. Painted brick with steeply pitched, slate roof and moulded eaves cornice.
2 storeys and dormer. 1 window, sashes with boxed frames, 1st floor with
glazing bars, ground floor, 3 light sash with late C19 glazing.
Eastern section
Circa 1800. White brick facade with stucco plinth. Hipped bellcast slate roof
and moulded wood eaves cornice. 3 storeys and (modern) attic. 5 windows, sashes,
uppers with glazing bars, centre 1st floor of 3 lights with stone pediment above,
and with flanking pilasters. Iron balcony extends along width of lst floor.
Wide porch with Tuscan columns. Door flanked by narrow lights with wide fanlight
over the whole. (NMR).

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

Listing NGR: SZ1597392769

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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