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Black Bear Hotel

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wareham, Dorset

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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

Plus Code: 9C2VMVPR+33

Entry Name: Black Bear Hotel

Listing Date: 7 May 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323601

English Heritage Legacy ID: 108080

Location: Wareham Town, Dorset, BH20

County: Dorset

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

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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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