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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)
National Grid Reference:
SZ 09919 91224


1. 5186 GERVIS ROAD (South Side) No 9 (Earl's Court) SZ 0991 20/177 31.1.75.


2. Polychromatic Gothic villa, circa 1865, 3 storeys and basement, grey brick with red brick bands and voussoirs. Half-hipped gables with thick traceried bargeboards and moulded brick cornices. Half-hipped porch canopy at north-west corner on chamfered timber brackets, staircase up to vestibule lit by 2-light windows with stone Geometrical tracery. Straight-headed 4-light window to hall, next to it tall arched 4-light staircase window with Geometrical tracery. Projecting north-east wing closing forecourt. Garden front (south) dominated by off-centre polygonal bay with steeply gabled dormers in hipped roof. Chimneys with end stacks turned diagonally and vertical strips of red brick. Built in 1874 by the first Earl Cairns who was Lord Chancellor in Disraeli's Governments of 1867-8 and 1874-80. He occupied the house until his death in 1885. Included for historical reasons.

Listing NGR: SZ0991991224


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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: 18 May 2006
Reference: IOE01/15449/17
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Roy Lownds. Source Historic England Archive
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