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Town Beam

A Grade II Listed Building in Poole Town, Poole

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7123 / 50°42'44"N

Longitude: -1.9892 / 1°59'21"W

OS Eastings: 400860

OS Northings: 90292

OS Grid: SZ008902

Mapcode National: GBR XQ0.XJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 67Q6.8VT

Entry Name: Town Beam

Listing Date: 28 May 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1217534

English Heritage Legacy ID: 412633

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

SZ0090SE THE QUAY
958-1/17/196 (North side)
28/05/74 Town Beam

GV II

Town beam wool scales. Medieval, repaired 1947. Timber with
iron bar and terminals. Cruciform post and cross bar with
diagonal braces and horizontal iron tie with eye holes each
end. An historically important survival, the wool trade having
been of great importance to the medieval town.
(RCHME: County of Dorset (South East): London: 1970-: 205).


Listing NGR: SZ0086090292

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