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Westbourne Library

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

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Latitude: 50.7217 / 50°43'18"N

Longitude: -1.902 / 1°54'7"W

OS Eastings: 407012

OS Northings: 91344

OS Grid: SZ070913

Mapcode National: GBR X43.9Y

Mapcode Global: FRA 67X5.DV3

Entry Name: Westbourne Library

Listing Date: 27 February 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1108881

English Heritage Legacy ID: 101701

Location: Bournemouth, BH4

County: Bournemouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Westbourne and West Cliff

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Bournemouth

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Bournemouth St Ambrose

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

5186 (South West Side)
Westbourne Library
SZ 0791 9/77


Well-detailed Arts and Crafts public building, 1912 - spoilt by recent substitution
of glazed entrance for central window (original entrance at side, with segmental
hood on paired console brackets now blocked). Red brick with stone dressings,
half-timbered gable at front with coat-of-arms in plaster. Dominant hipped roof
of tile on white timber cornice, gripped at corners by small square towers of
brick and stone. Similar towers separate bays with mullioned windows on long
south flank. Central copper cupola with decorative weathercock, on tall leaded
base. Good spoutheads. Neat grooved tooling of stonework.

Listing NGR: SZ0701291344

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