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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.


List entry Number: 1110129



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

County: Dorset

District: Christchurch

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Oct-1953

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 101462

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CASTLE STREET 1. (North Side) 5187 The King's Arms Hotel SZ 1592 1A/26 SZ 1692 1A/26 14.10.53.


2. In two parts. Western section. C18. Painted brick with steeply pitched, slate roof and moulded eaves cornice. 2 storeys and dormer. 1 window, sashes with boxed frames, 1st floor with glazing bars, ground floor, 3 light sash with late C19 glazing. Eastern section Circa 1800. White brick facade with stucco plinth. Hipped bellcast slate roof and moulded wood eaves cornice. 3 storeys and (modern) attic. 5 windows, sashes, uppers with glazing bars, centre 1st floor of 3 lights with stone pediment above, and with flanking pilasters. Iron balcony extends along width of lst floor. Wide porch with Tuscan columns. Door flanked by narrow lights with wide fanlight over the whole. (NMR).

Nos 4 to 6 (even), 6a, 8 to 12 (even), 12a, 14 to 18 (even) and the King's Arms Hotel form a group with Nos 1 to 11 (odd) opposite, the Castle, signboard of King's Arms Hotel and the Constable's House and Town Bridge opposite. Nos 10, 12 and 12A also form part of a group on Millhams Street and the Town Bridge also forms part of a group to the east. Nos 8 and 10 are buildings of local interest.

Listing NGR: SZ1597392769

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National Grid Reference: SZ 15991 92742


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