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Hengistbury House, Christchurch

Description: Hengistbury House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 October 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 101603

OS Grid Reference: SZ1664092903
OS Grid Coordinates: 416640, 92903
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7355, -1.7656

Location: 15 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. (South Side)
No 35
(Hengistbury House)
SZ 1692 2/34 14.10.53.


Circa 1800. Painted brick facade. Consists of a centre portion and 2 recessed
wings, not quite uniform. Slate roof, that part over eastern 5 windows, hipped.
2½ storeys. 7 windows in all, western 2 windows at lower level. All sashes with
glazing bars except western ground floor has early C19 easement. Door, flanked
by round arched windows, 6 panelled with top 2 panels now glazed. Porch with Tuscar
columns and flat hood with cornice. 7 steps with early C19 handrail approach.
Western side has round arched door with radial fanlight. Inside, hall has good
Art Nouveau fireplace.

Nos 35 to 39 (odd) with their associated listed walls gate piers and railings.
form a group with No 34 opposite.

Listing NGR: SZ1664092903

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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