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Description: Pembroke Hotel
Date Listed: 1 August 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 101808
OS Grid Reference: SZ0804391116
OS Grid Coordinates: 408043, 91116
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7196, -1.8874
5186 POOLE HILL
Nos 13 to 17 (odd) and
Nos 25 to 31 (odd)
[Formerly listed as
Pembroke Hotel and
Nos 13 to 15 (odd)]
SZ 0891 13/101 1.8.74.
Well-preserved and sizeable Italianate hotel, circa 1850, 3 storeys, all of stucco,
painted white with 'dressings' in black. Symmetrical convex curve, with main
block 7 windows wide flanked on each side by wings 3 windows wide. Each bay
of wings and central bay of main block articulated by giant rusticated pilaster
strips. Central bay has tripartite entrance divided by pilasters, with 2 tripartite
windows over, similarly divided, with triangular pediment on top. Other windows
of main block plain sashes on all 3 floors, except shop windows to right of entrance
with coupled consoles on fascia. Frieze to ground floor, cornices to 1st and
2nd floors. Straight parapet rising over pilaster strips to raised erections
with balls on top and over central bay to semi-circular pedimental feature.
Wings have bar windows and shop windows (Nos 13-15) below, blocking course on
top shallower than central parapet.
Nos 1 to 17 (odd) Pembroke Hotel, Nos 25 to 31 (odd) Nos 39 to 45 (odd) and
Nos 2 to 34 (even) Poole Hill form a group with Nos 166 to 196 (even) Commercial
Listing NGR: SZ0804391116
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Source: English Heritage
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