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Westover, Bournemouth

Description: Westover

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 February 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 101819

OS Grid Reference: SZ0769091002
OS Grid Coordinates: 407690, 91002
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7186, -1.8924

Location: Portarlington Road, Bournemouth BH4 8BT

Locality: Bournemouth
County: Bournemouth
Country: England
Postcode: BH4 8BT

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Listing Text

(South Side)
No 4 (Westover)
SZ 0790 8/76


Large and well-detailed villa of circa 1900, Voysey and neo-Georgian mixture.
Ground floor brick, with Georgian-shaped windows, segment-headed, scarlet voussoirs.
Projecting porch and cloakrooms with alternating brick and stucco quoins, and
flat parapet rising at corners (with pierced heart motif); arched doorway with
big white semi-circular hood, roofed in lead and supported on richly carved console
brackets (foliage). Upper floors roughcast with vast central staircase window
in unchamfered stone grid, 6 mullions and 2 transoms, gable over it with attic
window strip of six lights in moulded frame. Tall Voyseyish roughcast chimneys.
3 small gables to east, 1 big gable to west. 3 gables symmetrically towards
garden (south) with 4-light 2nd floor windows, segmentally pedimented. Gables
connected by white Voyseyish balustrading. Ogee-roofed lead cupola off-centre.
2-storey canted bay with single-storey canted bay and balustraded balcony next
to it. 2 good spoutheads. Gatepiers of alternating trick and stone, original
timber gates.

Listing NGR: SZ0769091002

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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