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40 and 42, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Poole Town, Poole

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Latitude: 50.7139 / 50°42'49"N

Longitude: -1.987 / 1°59'13"W

OS Eastings: 401016

OS Northings: 90470

OS Grid: SZ010904

Mapcode National: GBR XQD.0R

Mapcode Global: FRA 67Q6.3QV

Entry Name: 40 and 42, High Street

Listing Date: 28 May 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1217480

English Heritage Legacy ID: 412489

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


POOLE

SZ0190SW HIGH STREET
958-1/18/44 (North West side)
28/05/74 Nos.40 AND 42

GV II

Offices. Mid C19. Rendered, ashlar ground-floor, stone
dressings, axial stacks and a slate mansard roof. Italianate
style. Double-depth plan.
3 storeys and attic; 6-window range. A symmetrical front has a
refaced ground floor with paired pilasters to each bay,
separated in the centre by a shallow panel and with sunken
apron panels, to an entablature and cornice; first-floor
round-arched arcade with archivolts connected by an impost
band; second-floor cill band, deep cornice and blocking
course. Steps up to outer round-arched doorways with panelled
doors and fanlights. Plate-glass sashes, second-floor 3/6-pane
sashes, one in from each end blind. 4 dormers with 2/2-pane
sashes.
INTERIOR largely remodelled but noted as having some original
features including joinery and right-hand open-well stair with
alternate rod and turned balusters.
(RCHME: County of Dorset (South East): London: 1970-: 223).


Listing NGR: SZ0101690470

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Description


POOLE

SZ0190SW HIGH STREET
958-1/18/44 (North West side)
28/05/74 Nos.40 AND 42

GV II

Offices. Mid C19. Rendered, ashlar ground-floor, stone
dressings, axial stacks and a slate mansard roof. Italianate
style. Double-depth plan.
3 storeys and attic; 6-window range. A symmetrical front has a
refaced ground floor with paired pilasters to each bay,
separated in the centre by a shallow panel and with sunken
apron panels, to an entablature and cornice; first-floor
round-arched arcade with archivolts connected by an impost
band; second-floor cill band, deep cornice and blocking
course. Steps up to outer round-arched doorways with panelled
doors and fanlights. Plate-glass sashes, second-floor 3/6-pane
sashes, one in from each end blind. 4 dormers with 2/2-pane
sashes.
INTERIOR largely remodelled but noted as having some original
features including joinery and right-hand open-well stair with
alternate rod and turned balusters.
(RCHME: County of Dorset (South East): London: 1970-: 223).


Listing NGR: SZ0101690470

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