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39, Poole Hill

A Grade II Listed Building in Westbourne and West Cliff, Bournemouth

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7196 / 50°43'10"N

Longitude: -1.8877 / 1°53'15"W

OS Eastings: 408023

OS Northings: 91117

OS Grid: SZ080911

Mapcode National: GBR X60.4Q

Mapcode Global: FRA 67Y5.LDR

Entry Name: 39, Poole Hill

Listing Date: 1 August 1974

Last Amended: 27 February 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1153405

English Heritage Legacy ID: 101809

Location: Bournemouth, BH2

County: Bournemouth

Unitary Authority Ward: Westbourne and West Cliff

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Bournemouth St John with St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

1.
5186 POOLE HILL
(South Side)
No 39
(Formerly listed as
Norwich Union Building)
SZ 0891 13/102 1.8.74.
II GV

2.
Dignified ashlar-faced commercial classicism, circa 1900, 2 storeys and dormers,
only 4 windows wide, with oversized but sensitive detailing. Fluted pilasters
between ground floor windows and off-centre doorway support deep entablature
and cornice, with panelled parapet-frieze. Similar pilasters, unfluted, between
1st floor windows support another deep entablature, with triglyphs on frieze
and far-projecting cornice. White-painted dormers with triangular pediments,
set against greenish slate mansard roof and connected by thick cornice along
top of roof. Elaborate ground floor business hall with marble columns and chinneypieces
and high panelling, modernised 1973-4.

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
Road.


Listing NGR: SZ0802391117

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