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Red House Museum, Christchurch

Description: Red House Museum

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 14 October 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 101619

OS Grid Reference: SZ1589092560
OS Grid Coordinates: 415890, 92560
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7324, -1.7762

Location: 3 Quay Road, Christchurch, Dorset BH23 1BU

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

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Listing Text

1. (South West Side)
Red House Museum
(formerly listed as
The Red House and
Red House Cottage)
SZ 1592 1A/11 14.10.53.


1764. Originally built as Christchurch Workhouse. Red brick with grey headers,
eaves cornice and tiled roof. 2 storeys with 4 hipped dormers above, 10 windows
casements with square leaded quarrels, 2 doorways with hoods supported on brackets.
6 panelled doors. Northern doorway has broken scroll pediment and rectangular

Nos 1 and 2 form a group with the Red House Museum, its Art Gallery and Picture
Store, the Museum Garden Wall and the Churchyard Walls and Vicarage. This group
is also associated with that on Church Lane.

Listing NGR: SZ1588292570

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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