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Description: Nos 1 to 4a (Conseq) Including Canopy over Pavement
Westover Mansions and Attached Shops
Date Listed: 1 August 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 101896
OS Grid Reference: SZ0881991143
OS Grid Coordinates: 408819, 91143
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7199, -1.8764
5186 WESTOVER ROAD
1.8.74. Nos 1 to 4A (consec)
[Formerly listed as
Nos 1 to 4 (consec)]
18.2.75. Including canopy over
SZ 0891 13/143
Includes Nos 13 to 17 (Westover Mansions and attached shops). Circa 1906, red
brick with stone dressings, mixed Renaissance style, 3 storeys and attic. Skyline
of alternating straight gables, supported by consoles, and segment-headed dormers.
Most 1st floor windows segment-headed, prominent keystones to 2nd floor. Ground
floor shops to Westover Road have verandah-loggia of iron projecting over pavement:
Corinthian colonnettes, fascia with egg-and-dart cornice, Arts and Crafts balustrade
with downward-curving sweeps of iron between openwork pilasters. Nos 13-17 Gervis
Road have same balustrade and fascia, but with pendants, Hudson's grocery shop
(No 13) had good original front with arched glazing bars and tiling, removed
in 1974. Included for group value importance of verandah in street scene, opposite
the Arcade (see Old Christchurch Road).
Nos 1 to 7 (consec) Westover Road and Nos 5 to 17 (odd) Gervis Place form a group
with Hinton and Westover Chambers, Hinton Road.
Listing NGR: SZ0881991143
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Source: English Heritage
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