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117, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Poole Town,

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Latitude: 50.7155 / 50°42'55"N

Longitude: -1.984 / 1°59'2"W

OS Eastings: 401223

OS Northings: 90653

OS Grid: SZ012906

Mapcode National: GBR XQV.LN

Mapcode Global: FRA 67Q6.4VH

Plus Code: 9C2WP288+69

Entry Name: 117, High Street

Listing Date: 28 November 1988

Last Amended: 13 September 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1267105

English Heritage Legacy ID: 412502

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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Listing Text


958-1/16/59 (East side)
28/11/88 No.117
(Formerly Listed as:
(East side)
J Bright and Son)


House with shop, now commercial premises with flat above.
Early C19 with later C19 additions and 1930s shop front;
restored 1994. Painted brick in Flemish bond; concealed Welsh
slate roof. Double-depth plan with contemporary rear wing
further extended in 2 builds.
3 storeys; one-bay range. Fine 1930s shop front has recessed
central doorway flanked by bowed windows on polished, veined,
black stone plinth. Door has large glazed panel with glazing
bars forming central diamond; tessellated pavement in front
with name of proprietors (Bright and Son) and soffit of recess
is panelled with raised central diamond. Overlights to door
and windows have narrow green glass bands to top and bottom
and glazing bars forming diamonds: the shop front is flanked
by panelled pilasters with tripartite pendant motifs on top
and fixed iron supports to shop canopy; above canopy box is
fascia with moulded wooden border rising in 2 breaks at
centre. Rising from this is first-floor sash window with a
12-pane, 2-light casement window to 2nd floor, both under
gauged brick arches. Cornice below flat-coped parapet.
Rendered end stack to right.
Rear wing of Flemish bond with grey headers: to front is
one-window range with segmental-arched window openings
including glazing bar sash to first floor; next and wider
extension is of pale and bluish brick in irregular Flemish
bond with cambered, brick-arched windows including 3 sashes
with glazing bars to first floor, that in centre inserted
under a timber lintel, and a similar smaller window to right
of 2nd floor. Further C19 extension, altered with mid C20
rebuilding and upper floors.
INTERIOR said to have retained some early C19 features.
Principally included for group value and retention of rare
complete surviving 1930s shop front.

Listing NGR: SZ0122390653

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

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