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Gentlemen's Public Convenience

A Grade II Listed Building in East Cliff and Springbourne, Bournemouth

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Latitude: 50.7322 / 50°43'56"N

Longitude: -1.8519 / 1°51'6"W

OS Eastings: 410549

OS Northings: 92522

OS Grid: SZ105925

Mapcode National: GBR XBN.91

Mapcode Global: FRA 7704.NCQ

Entry Name: Gentlemen's Public Convenience

Listing Date: 25 November 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140115

English Heritage Legacy ID: 352108

Location: Bournemouth, BH8

County: Bournemouth

Electoral Ward/Division: East Cliff and Springbourne

Built-Up Area: Bournemouth

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Bournemouth St Clement

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

5186 (North Side)

Gentlemen's Public Convenien
SZ19 SW 23/224


Public convenience. c1905. F.W. Lacey. Red brick; rendering to plinth, cornice,
consoles and dome, possibly on concrete. A small circular structure part sunk
below street, in wide debouchment of Shelbourne Close into Holdenhurst Road.
Edwardian Lutyenesque style, a round brick drum with four inclined brick
buttresses, set to plinth, and with plain architrave; to each of three faces two
small slit windows, to the fourth a flight of steps down to panelled door, flanked by
dwarf brick walls with decorative iron railings on stone coping. Set in above drum
on four consoles, a hemispherical dome to moulded cornice, and on each of four faces
below to second drum, groups of 3 windows some with leading. A witty and carefully
detailed solution to a utilitarian structure.

Listing NGR: SZ1054992522

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

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