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Pars Corner, Bournemouth

Description: Pars Corner

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 August 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 101811

OS Grid Reference: SZ0814391140
OS Grid Coordinates: 408143, 91140
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7198, -1.8860

Location: 2 Norwich Road, Bournemouth BH2 5PW

Locality: Bournemouth
County: Bournemouth
Country: England
Postcode: BH2 5PW

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Listing Text

(North Side)
Nos 2 and 4
(Pars Corner)
SZ 0891 13/104 1.8.74.


Rotunda corner shop circa 1860, stucce, white with black dressings, still in
Regency seaside style. Entrance arch round-headed between pilasters, with pedimented
fascia on big console brackets over. Flanked symmetrically on each side by
3 elegant Quattrocento arches to shop windows, on fluted columns carrying fragments
of entablature, moulded plinth carried across continuously below windows. Keystones
have heads, male and female. Windows of 2 upper floors plain and almost flush,
stringcourses in black. Polygonal hipped roof behind parapet of modern bricks-on-edge.
Rear to Norwich Road perhaps later, buff brick with red dressings, thoroughly

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 196 (even) Commercial

Listing NGR: SZ0814391140

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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