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Branksome Arms

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7196 / 50°43'10"N

Longitude: -1.886 / 1°53'9"W

OS Eastings: 408144

OS Northings: 91111

OS Grid: SZ081911

Mapcode National: GBR X67.1Z

Mapcode Global: FRA 67Y5.M2X

Entry Name: Branksome Arms

Listing Date: 14 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1233183

English Heritage Legacy ID: 352111

Location: Bournemouth, BH2

County: Bournemouth

Local Authority Ward: Westbourne and West Cliff

Built-Up Area: Bournemouth

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. COMMERCIAL ROAD
5186 (South Side)
Branksome Arms
SZ 09 SE 13/111

II

2.
Public house. c1905. Green glazed brick or tile, pale cream faience; roof not
visible from street. Art Nouveau crossed with Edwardian Baroque. Three storeys, 4-
windowed, the outer bays brought slightly forward above the main fascia, and crowned
with semi-circular pediment, the centre two bays with Sinuous segmental pediment;
windows generally plate glass sash, but at first floor the centre pair arched, 3-
light plus transome. Quoins and window surrounds picked out in faience, modillion
cornice and decorative panels to pediments, swags and panels over first floor windows,
and cill bands all faienced. At ground floor the original joinery work including
pair of part glazed door, left, single the same under bay 2 and corner entry with
segmental plate glass bows flanking glazed door; above transome across its front are
glazing bars to square panes or to segmental arches. A cellar door, left; to the
right a through-way. Fascia full width, mid C20 lettering, on Ionic square pilasters.
Original faience lettering 'Branksome Arms' to central pediment. Interior not
inspected, but main bar appears to have been re-styled in plastic veneer period. A
wilful facade, very characteristic of the period.


Listing NGR: SZ0814491111

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