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Bournemouth Natural Science Society, Bournemouth

Description: Bournemouth Natural Science Society

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 February 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 101722

OS Grid Reference: SZ1024491431
OS Grid Coordinates: 410244, 91431
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7224, -1.8562

Location: Christchurch Road, Bournemouth BH1 3NS

Locality: Bournemouth
County: Bournemouth
Country: England
Postcode: BH1 3NS

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Listing Text

5186 (South Side)
No 39 (Bournemouth
Natural Science Society)
SZ 1091 22/202


Well-preserved polychrome villa, circa 1865, 2 storeys and basement, in mixed style.
Buff brick on grey brick plinth, red brick bands, bright red brick lintels and
voussoirs - windows, round-arched, segmental or flat-headed being strongly linked
in groups of 2, 3, 4 or 5. 3-storey corner tower with pyramid tiled roof, cast-iron
finial and flanking chimney, timber cornice over row of tiny straight-headed attic
windows, with brick panelling to 'belfry'. Timber porch up steps against tower,
heavily chamfered openwork framing and balustrading, half hipped roof. Lower
eastern wing extending front to 2-storey gable. Garden front has rectangular
bay window. Lecture hall to south-east in similar style, but of 1920.

Listing NGR: SZ1024491431

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Source: English Heritage

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