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Priory House, Christchurch

Description: Priory House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 February 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 101623

OS Grid Reference: SZ1604292500
OS Grid Coordinates: 416042, 92500
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7319, -1.7740

Location: Christchurch, Dorset BH23 1BX

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

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Listing Text

1. (South West Side)
Priory House
SZ 1692 1A/13


1763. Built or improved then by Gustavus Brander, an early curator of the British
Museum. Red brick with grey headers, eaves cornice and tiled roof. 2 storeys
and 1 dormer. 6 windows including off centre bay window. Sashes, barred on 1st
floor. Addition of 3 windows to east. Louis Philippe, King of France, lived here
for some time from 1807 during his 1st exile in England as a result of the French

Priory Cottage and The Priory, form a group with the Priory Ruins and with Christchurch
Priory Church.

Listing NGR: SZ1603592497

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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