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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1140115
English Heritage Legacy ID: 352108
Location: Bournemouth, BH8
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
1. HOLDENHURST ROAD
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
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