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Bridge Furnishing Factory, Christchurch

Description: Bridge Furnishing Factory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 February 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 101597

OS Grid Reference: SZ1653092924
OS Grid Coordinates: 416530, 92924
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7357, -1.7671

Location: 2 Purewell, Christchurch, Dorset BH23 1EH

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

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Listing Text

1. (North Side)
Bridge Furnishing Factory
SZ 1692 2/183


1890. Former chapel. Slate roof. Ornate facade now all painted white. 2 storeys.
3 bays width. Ground floor of rusticated brickwork. Central entrance has broken
pediment above with egg and dart moulding. Elaborate bas relief carved brick work
or tiles in spandrels of round arched door. Round arched flanking windows with
keystones, modern casements. 1st floor has round arched centre recess with keystone
and 2 light, round arched, window. Facade enriched with decorated tiles. Cornice
and pediment above. Pilasters separate centre and outer bays and terminate in
fin1als. 6 side windows.

Nos 6 (eastern part only) to 16 (even) and the Bridge Furnishing Factory form a
group with Nos 9 to 13 (odd) opposite of which No 6 (eastern part only) and Nos
10 to 16 (even) are of local interest.

Listing NGR: SZ1653092924

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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