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Red House Museum

A Grade II* Listed Building in Christchurch, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7325 / 50°43'56"N

Longitude: -1.7762 / 1°46'34"W

OS Eastings: 415890

OS Northings: 92561

OS Grid: SZ158925

Mapcode National: GBR 55B.V2J

Mapcode Global: FRA 7754.MTW

Plus Code: 9C2WP6JF+XG

Entry Name: Red House Museum

Listing Date: 14 October 1953

Last Amended: 12 February 1976

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1110072

English Heritage Legacy ID: 101619

Location: Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, Dorset, BH23

County: Dorset

Electoral Ward/Division: Town Centre

Built-Up Area: Christchurch

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Christchurch Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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1. (South West Side)
Red House Museum
(formerly listed as
The Red House and
Red House Cottage)
SZ 1592 1A/11 14.10.53.


1764. Originally built as Christchurch Workhouse. Red brick with grey headers,
eaves cornice and tiled roof. 2 storeys with 4 hipped dormers above, 10 windows
casements with square leaded quarrels, 2 doorways with hoods supported on brackets.
6 panelled doors. Northern doorway has broken scroll pediment and rectangular

Nos 1 and 2 form a group with the Red House Museum, its Art Gallery and Picture
Store, the Museum Garden Wall and the Churchyard Walls and Vicarage. This group
is also associated with that on Church Lane.

Listing NGR: SZ1588292570

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