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Old St John's Buildings, Bournemouth

Description: Old St John's Buildings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 February 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 101911

OS Grid Reference: SZ0894095027
OS Grid Coordinates: 408940, 95027
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7548, -1.8746

Location: Wimborne Road, Bournemouth BH9 2EX

Locality: Bournemouth
County: Bournemouth
Country: England
Postcode: BH9 2EX

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Listing Text

1.
5186 WIMBORNE ROAD
(North East Side)
Old St John's Buildings
SZ 0895 17/166

II

2.
l853, G E Street, the original mission church of St John, Moordown, now secularised
as builder's merchants but still recognisable. Single-pitched roof with timber
bellcote on ridge (reconstructed circa 1950 along original lines); tiles now
replaced by builders' samples. Grey-buff brick walls with trefoiled lancets,
single or grouped, dressed in whitewashed stone. West wall with 2 trefoiled
lacets, sexfoil in circle under hoodmould over, attached chimney to north. Sexfoil
contains outstandingly good stained glass medallion of the beheading of St John,
no doubt designed by Street himself. Interior totally subdivided, though canted
principals of roof can be traced. East end extended later, tilehung. School
attached to south demolished.


Listing NGR: SZ0894095027

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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