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Latitude: 50.6852 / 50°41'6"N
Longitude: -2.1098 / 2°6'35"W
OS Eastings: 392339
OS Northings: 87292
OS Grid: SY923872
Mapcode National: GBR 32T.TPN
Mapcode Global: FRA 67G8.HVF
Entry Name: Black Bear Hotel
Listing Date: 7 May 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1323601
English Heritage Legacy ID: 108080
Location: Wareham Town, Purbeck, Dorset, BH20
Civil Parish: Wareham Town
Built-Up Area: Wareham
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Wareham Lady St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
5190 SOUTH STREET
Black Bear Hotel
SY 9287 1/41 7.5.52.
Mid C18, with 2 late C18 3-storey bows. Stucco. Pitched tile roof. Red brick
stacks. 3 storeys. Moulded eaves cornice. Balustrade with vase balusters and
4 piers. 3 window ranges, outer 2 are 3-storey segmental bows, each storey with
its own entablature (including elaborately dentilled cornice), all windows sashes
with glazing bars. Central range (including door on ground floor) has moulded
surrounds with keys: sash with glazing bars on 2nd floor, modern French windows
on 1st floor to mid C19 porch taken on 2 Greek Doric columns, and with elaborate
wrought iron balustrade. Statue of bear on its hind legs in centre of balcony.
Nos 2 to 10 (even), The Unitarian Chapel, Nos 12 to 32 (even) and Holy Trinity
Gallery form a group.
Listing NGR: SY9233987292
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