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WESTBOURNE ARCADE

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: WESTBOURNE ARCADE

List entry Number: 1108852

Location

29 AND 31, SEAMOOR ROAD
WESTBOURNE ARCADE, 1-23, POOLE ROAD
WESTBOURNE ARCADE, 2-24, POOLE ROAD
WESTBOURNE ARCADE, 69 AND 71, POOLE 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: 27-Feb-1976

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 101818

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. POOLE ROAD 5l86 (South Side) Westbourne Arcade [Nos 1 to 25 (odd) and Nos 2 to 24 (even )] Nos 69 and 71. SZ 0691 3/70

II GV

2. Includes Nos 29 and 31 Seamoor Road. 1884-5, Henry Joy (builder). Well-preserved polychrome Gothic shopping arcade. Symmetrical facades to Poole Road and Seamoor Road, red brick with stone dressings. 3 round-headed arches for Arcade entrance, central one taller and half-glazed, with alternating brick and stone voussoirs under pointed relieving arches. Cornice of wings carried up over central arch gable (raised stone erection on top). Scrolly ironwork across central arch, over site of gates. Wings project round quadrant corners: ground floor shops with classical pilasters (original details unaltered on Seamoor Road frontage). Round-arched windows to 1st floor with alternating brick and stone voussoirs, coupled round-headed windows to 1st floor with H J monogram in spandrels under relieving arches and gables, recessed chateau roofs. Interior gently curving: arched glazing bars to shops mostly intact, buff brick 1st floor with red brick bands and stone frieze joining lintels (grotesque corbel heads to cornice). Glazed roof of arched braces with small pitched-roofed lantern, criss-cross of iron tiebeams held centrally by dominant foliage bosses of iron.

Westbourne Arcade Nos 69 and 7l and Nos 29 and 31 Seamoor Road form a group.

Listing NGR: SZ0696191428

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National Grid Reference: SZ 06961 91428

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