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Kinges Halle

A Grade II* Listed Building in Poole Town, Poole

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Latitude: 50.7124 / 50°42'44"N

Longitude: -1.9895 / 1°59'22"W

OS Eastings: 400840

OS Northings: 90308

OS Grid: SZ008903

Mapcode National: GBR XPZ.JD

Mapcode Global: FRA 67Q6.8RG

Entry Name: Kinges Halle

Listing Date: 14 June 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1275357

English Heritage Legacy ID: 412606

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


958-1/17/169 (South West side)
14/06/54 No.1
Kinges Halle


Formerly known as: Wool House THAMES STREET.
Also known as: The King Charles Public House (part) THAMES
Warehouse, incorporated into house, now public house. C15,
divided and altered late C18. C15 limestone rubble with C18
brickwork, gable stack and a tiled roof. Rectangular plan.
2 storeys and attic; 2-window range to gable. E gable has a
left-hand double doorway with lintel and C20 doors, and
cambered heads to a right-hand doorway with C20 boarded doors,
first-floor right-hand cross window, and left-hand mid C20
3-light mullion and transom window to the left. A small
plate-glass left-hand attic light beneath a projecting lifting
beam, and gable stack. Gabled W wall includes a blocked
2-light transom window with cinquefoil heads in a frame
rebated for shutters; 2 blocked openings to S wall.
INTERIOR: in W wall, set in round-arched embrasure, moulded
stone mullion and transom cross window with cusped heads to
upper lights. 3 roof trusses have braced, collared principal
rafters on tie beams with V struts on collars; large-scantling
rafters, set flat and with short supporting posts rising from
chamfered wall plate; chamfered butt purlins; square-section
ridge pieces.
HISTORICAL NOTE: formerly the W end of the Town Cellar (qv), a
substantial warehouse indicative of the town's prosperity in
the C15. Separated when Thames Street was cut through to the
(RCHME: County of Dorset (South East): London: 1970-: 204;
Buildings of England: Pevsner N & Newman J: Dorset: London:
1972-: 323; Hillier J: A Portfolio of Old Poole: Poole: 1983-:

Listing NGR: SZ0084090308

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