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The Constable's House

A Grade I Listed Building in Christchurch, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7338 / 50°44'1"N

Longitude: -1.7739 / 1°46'26"W

OS Eastings: 416050

OS Northings: 92706

OS Grid: SZ160927

Mapcode National: GBR 55B.VQQ

Mapcode Global: FRA 7754.NQ0

Plus Code: 9C2WP6MG+GC

Entry Name: The Constable's House

Listing Date: 14 October 1953

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325069

English Heritage Legacy ID: 101453

Location: Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, Dorset, BH23

County: Dorset

Electoral Ward/Division: Town Centre

Built-Up Area: Christchurch

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Christchurch Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

1. (South Side)
The Constable's House
SZ 1592 1A/18 14.10.53.


C12. Built by Baldwin de Redvers in the north-east angle of the curtain wall of
the Castle. A 2 storey, rectangular building of stone rubble. Almost all the
walls survive with the southern gable end. Round arched window openings in all
4 facades, divided into 2 lights by a shaft of Purbeck marble. Arches have
chevron moulding. Slits on ground floor. In the centre of the east wall is an
original circular chimney shaft. (NMR).

Nos 1 to 11 (odd), the Castle, the signboard of the King,s Arms Hotel the
Constable's House and the Town Bridge, form a group with Nos 4 to 6 (even).
6A, 8 to 12 (even), 12A, 14 to 18 (even) and the King's Arms Hotel opposite.
Nos 10, 12 and 12A form part of a group on Millham Street and Nos 8 and 10
are buildings of local interest.

Listing NGR: SZ1605092706

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

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