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Statutory Address:

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

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (Unitary Authority)
Non Civil Parish
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1. 5186 RICHMOND HILL (North-West Side) No 38 SZ 0891 13/3 5.5.52


2. l838, architect Mr Shepherd for Gordon estate. The only surviving villa of central Bournemouth's earliest years, in this case more Grecian than Italianate. 2 storeys and basement, 3 windows wide, white-painted brick with stucco dressings. Severe rectilinear rhythm, vertically by giant pilasters to each bay, horizontally by stringcourse to 1st floor and flat roof parapet over entablature. Central bay on both floors recessed: tripartite porch with square piers, doorway with rectangular fanlight, at head of 5 steps with iron handrail, loggia over, also tripartite and with square piers, connected by pierced balustrade. Ground floor windows to left and right also tripartite, divided by square piers, with a subsidiary order of pilaster-mullions, panelled sill zone. Secondary doorway at east end with rectangular fanlight framed by pilasters and entablature. Stucco balustrade to basement area.

Listing NGR: SZ0861791296


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

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Date: 06 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/04847/11
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