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Dingles department store, Old Christchurch Road, Bournemouth

Dingles Department store, Bournemouth
Notwithstanding the Christmas decorations, Dingles store in Bournemouth town centre is a really splendid instance of exuberant
Deco. The window dividers are sprinkled with sunburst designs, and there are half-sunbursts on the towers - so very typical of
the period. It's difficult to see in this photo, but the stone is a lovely creamy yellow and the sunbursts are rather bluish. 1930s
details remain inside the building, too - have a look at the metalwork on the lift frame!

See the
Bliss write-up for more Bournemouth town centre Deco.

A bit of a tour of Dorset Deco
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