THE ARCADE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1153365
Date first listed:
01-Aug-1974
Statutory Address:
THE ARCADE, 1-22, OLD CHRISTCHURCH ROAD
Statutory Address:
THE ARCADE, 22A,23 AND 23A, OLD CHRISTCHURCH ROAD
Statutory Address:
THE ARCADE, 28, OLD CHRISTCHURCH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE ARCADE, 1-22, OLD CHRISTCHURCH ROAD
Statutory Address:
THE ARCADE, 22A,23 AND 23A, OLD CHRISTCHURCH ROAD
Statutory Address:
THE ARCADE, 28, OLD CHRISTCHURCH ROAD

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

District:
Bournemouth (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SZ 08784 91167

Details

1. 5186 OLD CHRISTCHURCH ROAD (South Side) The Arcade [Nos 1 to 22 (consec) and Nos 22A, 23 and 23A] No 28 SZ 0891 13/132 1.8.74.

II GV

2. Forms part of a group with items 13/139, 13/140 and 13/141 in Gervis Place (group value), 1886-73, Henry Joy (builder), of stucco in Regency style. Facades to Old Christchurch Road and Gervis place flanked by 3-storey rotundas ('pepper pots') which have lost their original stilted metal-roofed domes: Corinthian pilasters and dentil cornice to 1st floor, Tuscan and plainer cornice (with blocking course) to 2nd. Between them, tripartite entrances remodelled circa 1935, with glazed facade above to semi-circular gable: radiating half-wheel of arched glazing bars, projecting forward on Gervis Place front, over miniature glazed arcade, 2nd tier of wheel arches enclosed by dentil cornice of gable. Gervis Place front includes 3 bays of shopping frontage to east and 4 to west, also stucco, at west end Bright's Staff Entrance has pilasters and entablature. Old Christchurch Road front has 1 bay of stucco shops to east, 2 to west. Interior has one good Victorian shop front (Peter Roberts, formerly William and Treadgold); arched glazing bars, flanking pilasters and console brackets carrying miniature coupled pilasters and pediment panel, fascia with dentil cornice and rich openwork cresting rising in centre. Most upper windows of plain Georgian shape, but some are recessed canted oriels. Moulded cornice supports iron arch-braced roof of 1872-3 with steeply pitched lantern.

The Arcade [Nos 1 to 23A (consec)], No 28 with Dingles, Anderson and McAuley and Gervis Hall (Hornes), Gervis Place form a group.

Listing NGR: SZ0878491167

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
101803
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: 05 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/04847/05
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Trevor Fenwick. Source Historic England Archive
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