The Poole Arms Public House

9 Sep 1999
The Poole Arms Public House, The Quay, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1HJ
Photograph (Digital)


This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


SZ0190SW THE QUAY 958-1/18/194 (North side) 28/05/74 The Poole Arms Public House


Public house. Early C17, extended late C17-early C18, refaced mid C19. Brick with faience front, 3 front gable brick stacks, outer ones blank, and a tiled roof. Right-angle 2-room plan. 2 storeys and attic; 2-window range. Green-glazed tile front has a coped gable with kneelers, and darker impost bands to each floor. Near central doorway has darker surround and pediment, and darker shallow segmental-arched heads with keys to 2/2-pane sashes. Central name panel in gable. Rear gable has a 4/8-pane sash in a flush frame and a ground-floor pent. INTERIOR: altered mid C20 interior; reported to contain a C17 fireplace in E wall with chamfered jambs and 4-centre-arched lintel. HISTORICAL NOTE: Poole had an important ceramic industry in the nineteenth century, and a number of public houses have decorative glazed fronts, of which this is the finest. (RCHME: County of Dorset (South East): London: 1970-: 233).

Listing NGR: SZ0100890308


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1537 IOE Records taken by Jo Parsons; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mrs Jo Parsons. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Parsons, Jo

Rights Holder: Parsons, Jo


Brick, Faience, Tile, Tudor Public House, Elizabethan Commercial, Stuart Licensed Premises, Jacobean Eating And Drinking Establishment, Recreational

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