WESTBOURNE LIBRARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1108881
Date first listed:
27-Feb-1976
Statutory Address:
WESTBOURNE LIBRARY, ALUM CHINE ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
WESTBOURNE LIBRARY, ALUM CHINE ROAD

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

District:
Bournemouth (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SZ0701291344

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
101701
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 01 Apr 2002
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