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Description: 17-21, West Hill Road (See Details for Further Address Information)
Date Listed: 27 February 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 101810
OS Grid Reference: SZ0800891121
OS Grid Coordinates: 408008, 91121
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7197, -1.8879
5186 POOLE HILL
Nos 41 to 45 (odd)
SZ 0891 13/103
Includes Nos 17 to 21 (odd) West Hill Road. Formerly the Bournemouth School
of Art, circa 1880, ground floor now remodelled for motor showrooms. 3 storeys,
pink brick with sparse stone dressings (bases, capitals, cornices). Upper floors
divided in 3 by giant Ionic pilasters of brick, supporting entablature, modillion
cornice, and pediment (containing sculptured coat-of-arms) flanked by balustraded
parapet. 1st floor windows round-arched, except wider flattened central light,
and marked off by small Composite pilasters. 2nd floor windows straight-headed,
also divided by pilasters, with capitals wider than pilasters and supported on
console brackets. Rear elevation (south) to Westhill Road of same materials
tripartite windows with brick pilaster-mullions on 3 floors, topped by long glazed
dormer strip of studios; shaped gable with Venetian window.
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 l66 to l96 (even) Commercial
(Road), also the West Hill Road facades of Nos 1 to 11 (odd), Nos 17 to 21 (odd) and
Nos 4l to 45 (odd) form a further group with The Pembroke Arms, West Hill Road.
Listing NGR: SZ0800891121
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Source: English Heritage
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