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38, Richmond Hill

A Grade II Listed Building in Central, Bournemouth

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Latitude: 50.7212 / 50°43'16"N

Longitude: -1.8793 / 1°52'45"W

OS Eastings: 408617

OS Northings: 91296

OS Grid: SZ086912

Mapcode National: GBR X73.KR

Mapcode Global: FRA 67Y5.HPX

Entry Name: 38, Richmond Hill

Listing Date: 5 May 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1108854

English Heritage Legacy ID: 101821

Location: Bournemouth, BH2

County: Bournemouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Bournemouth

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Bournemouth Town Centre

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

(North-West Side)
No 38
SZ 0891 13/3 5.5.52


l838, architect Mr Shepherd for Gordon estate. The only surviving villa of central
Bournemouth's earliest years, in this case more Grecian than Italianate. 2 storeys
and basement, 3 windows wide, white-painted brick with stucco dressings. Severe
rectilinear rhythm, vertically by giant pilasters to each bay, horizontally by
stringcourse to 1st floor and flat roof parapet over entablature. Central bay
on both floors recessed: tripartite porch with square piers, doorway with rectangular
fanlight, at head of 5 steps with iron handrail, loggia over, also tripartite
and with square piers, connected by pierced balustrade. Ground floor windows
to left and right also tripartite, divided by square piers, with a subsidiary
order of pilaster-mullions, panelled sill zone. Secondary doorway at east end
with rectangular fanlight framed by pilasters and entablature. Stucco balustrade
to basement area.

Listing NGR: SZ0861791296

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