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St Cross, Bournemouth

Description: St Cross

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 August 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 101709

OS Grid Reference: SZ0870991825
OS Grid Coordinates: 408709, 91825
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7260, -1.8780

Location: Bodorgan Road, Bournemouth BH2 6JY

Locality: Bournemouth
County: Bournemouth
Country: England
Postcode: BH2 6JY

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Listing Text

5186 (East Side)
No 23 (St Cross)
(Formerly listed as
No 24)
SZ 0891 13/148 1.8.74.


Picturesque mansion, tile-hanging and half-timber, dated on foundation stone 3l
May 1883. Entrance at short west end: moulded brick arch under wooden canopy
on brackets under part of projecting hipped-roofed gable, with large dormer corbelled
out on decorated plaster projection. Incised plaster coving to dormer and eaves.
Polygonal bay with open loggia at 2nd floor level (bulgy Gothic balusters), surmounted
by spire, set across south-west corner. Long south front to garden: canted bay
with 2nd floor loggia under half-timbered gable with foliage frieze, then loggia
to garden entrance and canted bay to ground floor, with 1st floor balcony over,
then another canted bay under half-timbered gable. East and north side with service
rooms (one corbelled oriel with incised coved cornice). Roofs of tile with ornamental
ridges. Chimneystacks with vertical ribs, projecting cornices and some original

Listing NGR: SZ0870991825

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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