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St Cross

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

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Latitude: 50.726 / 50°43'33"N

Longitude: -1.878 / 1°52'40"W

OS Eastings: 408709

OS Northings: 91825

OS Grid: SZ087918

Mapcode National: GBR X76.PM

Mapcode Global: FRA 67Y5.B5K

Plus Code: 9C2WP4GC+9R

Entry Name: St Cross

Listing Date: 1 August 1974

Last Amended: 27 February 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1324713

English Heritage Legacy ID: 101709

Location: Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, BH2

County: Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Bournemouth

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Bournemouth Town Centre

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

5186 (East Side)
No 23 (St Cross)
(Formerly listed as
No 24)
SZ 0891 13/148 1.8.74.


Picturesque mansion, tile-hanging and half-timber, dated on foundation stone 3l
May 1883. Entrance at short west end: moulded brick arch under wooden canopy
on brackets under part of projecting hipped-roofed gable, with large dormer corbelled
out on decorated plaster projection. Incised plaster coving to dormer and eaves.
Polygonal bay with open loggia at 2nd floor level (bulgy Gothic balusters), surmounted
by spire, set across south-west corner. Long south front to garden: canted bay
with 2nd floor loggia under half-timbered gable with foliage frieze, then loggia
to garden entrance and canted bay to ground floor, with 1st floor balcony over,
then another canted bay under half-timbered gable. East and north side with service
rooms (one corbelled oriel with incised coved cornice). Roofs of tile with ornamental
ridges. Chimneystacks with vertical ribs, projecting cornices and some original

Listing NGR: SZ0870991825

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

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