BLACK BEAR HOTEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1323601
Date first listed:
07-May-1952
Statutory Address:
BLACK BEAR HOTEL, SOUTH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
BLACK BEAR HOTEL, SOUTH STREET

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

County:
Dorset
District:
Purbeck (District Authority)
Parish:
Wareham Town
National Grid Reference:
SY 92339 87292

Details

1. 5190 SOUTH STREET (West Side)

Black Bear Hotel SY 9287 1/41 7.5.52.

II* GV

2. Mid C18, with 2 late C18 3-storey bows. Stucco. Pitched tile roof. Red brick stacks. 3 storeys. Moulded eaves cornice. Balustrade with vase balusters and 4 piers. 3 window ranges, outer 2 are 3-storey segmental bows, each storey with its own entablature (including elaborately dentilled cornice), all windows sashes with glazing bars. Central range (including door on ground floor) has moulded surrounds with keys: sash with glazing bars on 2nd floor, modern French windows on 1st floor to mid C19 porch taken on 2 Greek Doric columns, and with elaborate wrought iron balustrade. Statue of bear on its hind legs in centre of balcony.

Nos 2 to 10 (even), The Unitarian Chapel, Nos 12 to 32 (even) and Holy Trinity Gallery form a group.

Listing NGR: SY9233987292

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
108080
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: 20 Apr 2002
Reference: IOE01/06883/01
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