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20, Market Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Poole Town, Poole

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7144 / 50°42'51"N

Longitude: -1.9878 / 1°59'16"W

OS Eastings: 400957

OS Northings: 90531

OS Grid: SZ009905

Mapcode National: GBR XQ7.V8

Mapcode Global: FRA 67Q6.3DQ

Entry Name: 20, Market Street

Listing Date: 14 June 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1275386

English Heritage Legacy ID: 412546

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

SZ0090NE MARKET STREET
958-1/15/99 (North West side)
14/06/54 No.20

GV II*

House, now office. Mid C18. Header bond front and Flemish bond
rear brickwork, with stone dressings, brick gable stacks and a
tiled roof. Mid Georgian style. Double-depth plan.
3 storeys and basement; 5-window range. Double-fronted with a
second-floor band, modillion cornice, returned at the end, and
parapet. Doorcase with pilasters to a pulvinated frieze and
pediment, with panelled reveals and a 10-panel door; gauged
brick flat arches with split keys to 6/6-pane ground- and
first-floor and 3/3-pane second-floor sashes with exposed
frames. Original outer downpipes and lead hoppers. Cambered
heads to 4 basement openings.
Parapeted rear has a 3-window range with a segmental-arched
doorway with console brackets to a pediment canopy and
half-glazed door, Venetian windows each side and to the stair
above with architraves, 6/6-pane sashs, with thick glazing
bars to the central one and plate-glass to the left-hand one,
round-arched windows to first and second floors have
architraves with imposts and 6/6-pane sashes.
INTERIOR: a flagged hall divided by a round arch on fluted
pilasters, a fine central rear dogleg stair with alternate
plain and twisted column-on-vase balusters and a carved,
scrolled rail, possibly by the same craftsman responsible for
Sir Peter Thompson's House (qv) and West End House (qv); egg
and dart cornicing, original panelling and marble fireplaces
on the first floor. Rear half-glazed doorways with
intersecting glazing bars. Connected internally to No.18 (qv).
A fine C18 town house with some good internal details, one of
the finest of a series which mark Poole's greatest period of
prosperity.
(RCHME: County of Dorset (South East): London: 1970-: 230).


Listing NGR: SZ0095790531

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

Description


POOLE

SZ0090NE MARKET STREET
958-1/15/99 (North West side)
14/06/54 No.20

GV II*

House, now office. Mid C18. Header bond front and Flemish bond
rear brickwork, with stone dressings, brick gable stacks and a
tiled roof. Mid Georgian style. Double-depth plan.
3 storeys and basement; 5-window range. Double-fronted with a
second-floor band, modillion cornice, returned at the end, and
parapet. Doorcase with pilasters to a pulvinated frieze and
pediment, with panelled reveals and a 10-panel door; gauged
brick flat arches with split keys to 6/6-pane ground- and
first-floor and 3/3-pane second-floor sashes with exposed
frames. Original outer downpipes and lead hoppers. Cambered
heads to 4 basement openings.
Parapeted rear has a 3-window range with a segmental-arched
doorway with console brackets to a pediment canopy and
half-glazed door, Venetian windows each side and to the stair
above with architraves, 6/6-pane sashs, with thick glazing
bars to the central one and plate-glass to the left-hand one,
round-arched windows to first and second floors have
architraves with imposts and 6/6-pane sashes.
INTERIOR: a flagged hall divided by a round arch on fluted
pilasters, a fine central rear dogleg stair with alternate
plain and twisted column-on-vase balusters and a carved,
scrolled rail, possibly by the same craftsman responsible for
Sir Peter Thompson's House (qv) and West End House (qv); egg
and dart cornicing, original panelling and marble fireplaces
on the first floor. Rear half-glazed doorways with
intersecting glazing bars. Connected internally to No.18 (qv).
A fine C18 town house with some good internal details, one of
the finest of a series which mark Poole's greatest period of
prosperity.
(RCHME: County of Dorset (South East): London: 1970-: 230).


Listing NGR: SZ0095790531

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