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WESTBOURNE LIBRARY

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 LIBRARY

List entry Number: 1108881

Location

WESTBOURNE LIBRARY, ALUM CHINE ROAD

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

County:

District: Bournemouth

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Non Civil 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: 101701

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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. ALUM CHINE ROAD 5186 (South West Side) Westbourne Library SZ 0791 9/77

II

2. Well-detailed Arts and Crafts public building, 1912 - spoilt by recent substitution of glazed entrance for central window (original entrance at side, with segmental hood on paired console brackets now blocked). Red brick with stone dressings, half-timbered gable at front with coat-of-arms in plaster. Dominant hipped roof of tile on white timber cornice, gripped at corners by small square towers of brick and stone. Similar towers separate bays with mullioned windows on long south flank. Central copper cupola with decorative weathercock, on tall leaded base. Good spoutheads. Neat grooved tooling of stonework.

Listing NGR: SZ0701291344

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National Grid Reference: SZ0701291344

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