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506, CHRISTCHURCH ROAD

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: 506, CHRISTCHURCH ROAD

List entry Number: 1108778

Location

506, CHRISTCHURCH ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Bournemouth

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 31-Aug-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 101934

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SZ 1091 + 1191 CHRISTCHURCH ROAD (north side) Boscombe 22/248 No 506 II

Commercial premises. Late C19. Stuccoed brick with ashlar dressings; roof not visible. 3 storeys, 3 bays. Elaborate ashlar shop front has: round-arched door- way (with late C20 door) on left and round-arched window on right, flanking wider central window which is square-headed with rounded top corners (both windows late C20 plate glass); the bays are defined by panelled and fluted pilasters with decorative capitals set on tall plinth which, below windows has raised and fielded panels broken by lozenges; the pilasters support entablature, the frieze of which is covered by 1980s fascia board; above cornice is balustrade, having central panel with anthemion and floral decoration under swan's-neck pediment with fruit swag below and ball on cushion finial above. On upper floors, bays are defined by giant pilasters broken by cornices (paired to each floor); pilasters flanking central bay rise to break through parapet, flanking paired blind panels and supporting triangular pediment; to either side the coped parapet is treated as a broken swan's- neck pediment, the outer pilasters with ball on cushion finials. First and second floor windows are sashes, wider to centre, having small-pane upper sashes, single- pane lower sashes and all with ashlar architraves, those on first floor having floating triangular pediments. End stack to right. No 506 was built as part of a row of similar buildings, the others now demolished or much altered.

Listing NGR: SZ1117091805

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National Grid Reference: SZ 11170 91805

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