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Brookside and Brookside Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Central, Bournemouth

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Latitude: 50.7175 / 50°43'2"N

Longitude: -1.8769 / 1°52'36"W

OS Eastings: 408788

OS Northings: 90878

OS Grid: SZ087908

Mapcode National: GBR X7G.5R

Mapcode Global: FRA 67Y5.YD5

Plus Code: 9C2WP48F+X7

Entry Name: Brookside and Brookside Cottage

Listing Date: 1 August 1974

Last Amended: 27 February 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1324736

English Heritage Legacy ID: 101743

Location: Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, BH2

County: Bournemouth

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

(East Side)
Brookside and
Brookside Cottage
(Formerly listed as
SZ O890 12/5 1.8.74.


Now part of White Hermitage Hotel. Italianate stucco villa, circa 1850, included partly
for historical reasons - John Keble stayed here from October 1865 and died here
in March 1860 - but mainly for picturesque quality of south-east corner tower
on eminence above Pleasure Gardens. Tower 4-storey with coupled windows, round-
arched and flat headed, on 1st and 2nd floors, 'belfry' stage with triplet windows
of thin stepped Moorish type, capped by pyramidal slate roof. South front of
3 storey house has continuous balconies on 2 upper floors between tower and 3-storey
canted bay under gable at south-west corner. Overhanging eaves.

Listing NGR: SZ0878890878

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

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