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Hurn Court

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hurn, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

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Latitude: 50.7627 / 50°45'45"N

Longitude: -1.8283 / 1°49'42"W

OS Eastings: 412203

OS Northings: 95913

OS Grid: SZ122959

Mapcode National: GBR XFP.VH

Mapcode Global: FRA 7712.CJ3

Plus Code: 9C2WQ57C+3M

Entry Name: Hurn Court

Listing Date: 30 September 1964

Last Amended: 12 February 1976

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1324679

English Heritage Legacy ID: 101525

Location: Hurn, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, Dorset, BH23

County: Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

Civil Parish: Hurn

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Holdenhurst St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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5187 Hurn Court
(formerly listed in the
Rural District of Ringwood
and Fordingbridge)
SZ 19 NW 8/350 30.9.64.


A large house of irregular plan and varying dates. Occupies the site of a
mediaeval grange of Christchurch Priory. Earliest visible work belongs to
end of C16 and is an interesting example of early use of brickwork in this
area. House altered 1806 by Garbett of Southampton and again circa 1840.
Plastered walls and chimney stacks. Parapet and slate roofs. Main block,
E shaped, of symmetrical design; coped gables with finials to outer wings.
3 storeys, of which top one added to the 2 storey Elizabethan house in 1840
when an extra west wing also added. Additional attic floor with dormers.
String courses. Outer windows have dripstone moulds and mullions (transom
also at 1st floor) casement windows. 2 storey centre porch with buttresses and
gable. Cartouche in tympanum. Ribbed, Gothic arched, door.
Interior: Ribbed plaster ceilings, some with heraldic devices. Doors with
Gothic panels. Staircase with twisted balusters and carved handrail.

The listed buildings in the Hurn Court grounds, form a group.

Listing NGR: SZ1220395913

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