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20, Hill Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Poole Town,

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Latitude: 50.7156 / 50°42'56"N

Longitude: -1.9851 / 1°59'6"W

OS Eastings: 401150

OS Northings: 90667

OS Grid: SZ011906

Mapcode National: GBR XQP.QS

Mapcode Global: FRA 67Q6.4GC

Plus Code: 9C2WP287+7X

Entry Name: 20, Hill Street

Listing Date: 30 June 1980

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1267054

English Heritage Legacy ID: 412510

Location: Poole Town, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, BH15

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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House and warehouse, the house now part of a store. Circa late C18 or early C19 house and circa mid C19 warehouse. House has header bond brickwork with left-hand ridge stack, tiled C18 valley mansard roof partly extended (by one window) to the left, and stretcher bond brickwork to warehouse with gabled slate roof Double-depth plan house, with short entrance bay connected to warehouse set at right angles to left. 2 storeys and attic; 3:1:2-window range. C18 right-hand house has corbelled eaves extending across the central section, a right-hand round-arched doorway with a 4-panel door, inserted central opening and left -hand round arched wider doorway with an inserted doorway, and first-floor cambered keyed heads to C20 casements. Gabled warehouse has round-arched openings to 3-window front, a wider central doorway and hoist doorways above, with small windows each side and a diaper pattern in the gable.
Two 12-pane sashes at rear of house. The roofline and cornice extend across the central section, although the brickwork changes between middle and left-hand bays. INTERIOR: House has circa early C19 dog-leg staircase with stick balusters, moulded handrail and turned newels and in rear first floor room a cupboard with fielded panel doors and a simple moulded chimneypiece. The warehouse has dog-leg staircase in front left corner with stick balusters and roof with queen-post trusses. A good surviving example of a house and attached warehouse, exhibiting the former commercial importance of Poole.
(RCHME: County of Dorset (South East): London: 1970-: 226).

Listing NGR: SZ0115090667

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