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The King's Head Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Poole Town,

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Latitude: 50.7128 / 50°42'46"N

Longitude: -1.9886 / 1°59'18"W

OS Eastings: 400901

OS Northings: 90356

OS Grid: SZ009903

Mapcode National: GBR XQ4.D2

Mapcode Global: FRA 67Q6.92G

Plus Code: 9C2WP276+4H

Entry Name: The King's Head Hotel

Listing Date: 14 June 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1267376

English Heritage Legacy ID: 412474

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


958-1/17/30 (North West side)
14/06/54 No.6
The King's Head Hotel


Hotel, now public house. Mid C16, refronted C18 and altered
late C20. Rendered brick, gable brick stacks, and a tiled
roof. Left-hand L-shaped plan, extended to back.
2 storeys and attic; 6-window range. Low plinth and coped
left-hand gable. Central doorway with pilasters to cornice and
a panelled door, horned 6/6-pane sashes in exposed frames.
INTERIOR has an altered ground floor with a C20 bar, the
left-hand rear room has an enriched C16 ceiling. Reported by
RCHME to have a front range 6-bay Queen post roof with wind
braces, cambered collars and tie beams; similar roof to the
rear wing has 3 bays without the braces, with ceiling joists
framed between the ties.
HISTORICAL NOTE: a transitional type of roof between the open
medieval type and that of the late C16 with attics. Front
formerly had a right-hand late C18-C19 shop front.
(RCHME: County of Dorset (South East): London: 1970-: 221).

Listing NGR: SZ0090190355

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

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