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24 and 26, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Poole Town, Poole

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Latitude: 50.7134 / 50°42'48"N

Longitude: -1.9875 / 1°59'15"W

OS Eastings: 400976

OS Northings: 90417

OS Grid: SZ009904

Mapcode National: GBR XQ9.7Q

Mapcode Global: FRA 67Q6.9HC

Entry Name: 24 and 26, High Street

Listing Date: 14 June 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1217478

English Heritage Legacy ID: 412481

Location: Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, BH15

County: Poole

Electoral Ward/Division: Poole Town

Built-Up Area: Poole

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Poole St James with St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


958-1/17/37 (North West side)
14/06/54 Nos.24 AND 26


Pair of houses, now shops. Mid C18, restored mid C20. Header
bond brickwork with tarred plinth, brick eaves, party wall
stacks and tiled roof. Double-depth plan.
2 storeys, basement and attic; 5-window range. Paired central
doorways beneath a timber canopy on 4 moulded brackets, with
wide stone steps up; flanking canted early C19 timber oriel
shop fronts, the right-hand one a C20 copy. First floor has
gauged brick flat arches with keystones over 6/6-pane
first-floor sashes in exposed frames, blocked to the centre.
Two C20 dormers. Right-hand segmental-arched through flagged
passage. Rear wings with mansard roofs.
INTERIOR: reported to have a central lateral dogleg stair to
the central party wall, original fitted cupboard with glazed
doors and fielded panelled side doors. Dated c1692 on the
front, but clearly later on stylistic grounds.
(RCHME: County of Dorset (South East): London: 1970-: 223).

Listing NGR: SZ0097690417

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

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