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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: 1119521



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

County: Dorset

District: East Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Wimborne Minster

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Feb-1981

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 107137

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List entry Description

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THE SQUARE 1. 5193 The King's Head Hotel SU 0000 SE 2/113 12.2.81 II GV 2. C18 origin altered C19. Elevation to The Square has rendered walls (refaced Circa 1840 -Pevsner) and roof concealed behind parapet. Brick stacks. Three storeys. Ground floor has projecting porch in classic style. Four segmental headed double hung sash windows separated by projecting pilasters. Moulded string course at first floor level. Above this, first and second floors divided into 5 bays by full height pilasters. On each floor, 5 double hung sash windows with classical surrounds, those to first floor having pedimented heads. Elevation facing West Street has brick walls, and double hung sash windows on ground, first and second floors. Large arched opening leading to rear courtyard has a semi-circular arch, rendered, on rendered piers. Interior much altered. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SU0089300071

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National Grid Reference: SU 00893 00071


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