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Pokesdown United Reformed Church and Sunday School

A Grade II Listed Building in Boscombe East, Bournemouth

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Latitude: 50.7308 / 50°43'50"N

Longitude: -1.8199 / 1°49'11"W

OS Eastings: 412803

OS Northings: 92368

OS Grid: SZ128923

Mapcode National: GBR XGW.LB

Mapcode Global: FRA 7724.W81

Entry Name: Pokesdown United Reformed Church and Sunday School

Listing Date: 27 February 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1108824

English Heritage Legacy ID: 101849

Location: Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, BH6

County: Bournemouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Boscombe East

Built-Up Area: Bournemouth

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Bournemouth St James, Pokesdown

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

(South West Side)
Pokesdown United
Reformed Church
and Sunday School
SZ 1292 30/262


Formerly Congregational, built 1820, rebuilt 1895-6 echoing Regency style. Red
brick with stucco and buff brick dressings. Pedimented front with giant Ionic
columns between antae supporting entablature, tall windows in shouldered stucco
frames carried up as relieving arches. Hipped annexes with pilaster-strip quoins
and eaves cornice of grey brick, containing stucco doorways with bulgy frieze
and cornice and paired round-arched windows with red terracotta hoodmoulds and
sills. Flanks have lean-to aisles with similar pilaster strips, eaves and round-arched windows, continuous clerestory strip with arched glazing bars. Attached hall at rear with some stucco pilasters and hoodmoulds to north, gabled porch to south. Set in old graveyard.

Listing NGR: SZ1280392368

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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