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Gundimore, Christchurch

Description: Gundimore

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 February 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 101580

OS Grid Reference: SZ1872392072
OS Grid Coordinates: 418723, 92072
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7280, -1.7361

Location: Mudeford, Christchurch, Dorset BH23 3NQ

Locality: Christchurch
Local Authority: Christchurch Borough Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH23 3NQ

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Listing Text

1. (South Side)
SZ 1892 3/42


Early C19. Of unusual design, said to have been built in the shape of a Turkish
tent, complete with gilt arabic inscriptions to remind the original owner of his
travels in the east. Stuccoed with slate roof. Consisted of centre and 2 wings,
the north eastern one now Scott's Cottage. 2 storeys. Centre has 5 windows with
a large curved centre bay with conical roof. At the south west corner of this
bay is a round, 2 storey turret, shaped like a squat house with the upper storey
almost completely glazed. French casements with Venetian shutters. Single storey
wing to south west. See also Sandhills for possible literary associations.

The Anchorage and its boundary wall form a group with Scott's Cottage, its boundary
wall and Gundimore (the modern house between is set beck in trees and does not
visually obtrude).

Listing NGR: SZ1872392072

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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