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Tower House

A Grade II Listed Building in Parkstone, Poole

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7238 / 50°43'25"N

Longitude: -1.957 / 1°57'25"W

OS Eastings: 403128

OS Northings: 91572

OS Grid: SZ031915

Mapcode National: GBR XW4.8G

Mapcode Global: FRA 67S5.9F3

Entry Name: Tower House

Listing Date: 30 June 1980

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1275411

English Heritage Legacy ID: 412468

Location: Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, BH14

County: Poole

Electoral Ward/Division: Parkstone

Built-Up Area: Poole

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Parkstone St Peter and St Osmund with Branksea St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


POOLE

SZ0391 COMMERCIAL ROAD
958-1/14/27 (North side)
30/06/80 No.45
Tower House

II

House, now office. Mid C19. Stucco with stucco stacks and a
slate hipped roof. Double-depth plan. Double-fronted with
pilaster strips and central bay set forward, and a square
crenellated tower projecting through the ridge with lozenges
above the cornice and round-arched windows. A distyle porch
with bases and cornice to a half-glazed 6-panel door;
ground-floor windows have casements with margin bars and
small-paned window above transoms; first-floor outer 8/8-pane
and central 6/6-pane sashes. INTERIOR not inspected.
An unusual Late Georgian house, distinguished by its central
tower.
(RCHME: County of Dorset (South East): London: 1970-: 238;
Buildings of England: Pevsner N & Newman J: Dorset: London:
1972-: 336).


Listing NGR: SZ0312891572

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