Hampshire Treasures

Volume 11 ( Portsmouth)

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Memorial
C.20
War Memorial built in 1921 designed by Gibson and Gordon, Architects. Consists of hemicycle stone screen with name plaques, flanked by rusticated piers. Cenotaph pier has Greek key cornice and relief plaques on each face. Foreground is enclosed with balustrades and piers surmounted by sculptures of a soldier and a sailor.     T&CP Act
CA
SU 640 002
2701 19
Statue
C.20
Statue of Queen Victoria, erected in 1904. The bronze statue is set on a corniced plinth.     T&CP Act
SU 640 001
2701 91
Guildhall Walk
Public House
C.20
The White Swan. Circa 1900, typical Brickwood's style 'pub'. Two storeys and attic. Steep tiled gable-end roof. Three gabled barge-boarded dormers with lattice casements. Jettied timber-framed first floor with plaster infilling, and six lattice casement windows. Ground floor of flint construction with ashlar bands, has two long stone mullioned transomed windows, and three doors, the central one double, all of carved varnished wood.     T&CP Act
CA
SU 639 000
2701 13
Theatre
C.19
Theatre Royal. Originally converted from a hall to a theatre in 1856, rebuilt by C.J. Phipps in 1884 and again in 1900 by Frank Matcham. Brick structure built in classical style with pediment. Three storey fa‡ade with fluted Corinthian pilasters to upper floor. Frontage has iron and glass shelter over pavement. Interior retains its ornate nautical-style decor of 1900. Fire in 1972 destroyed the area behind the stage and the carpentry shop. The building was subsequently acquired by the New Theatre Royal Trustees and is now being restored.     T&CP Act
CA
SU 639 000
2701 14
Building
C.19
Prudential Building. Architect Alfred Waterhouse, 1891. Three storeys and attic. Red brick and terra- cotta construction. Very steeply pitched gable end tiled roof, five gabled narrow dormers. The upper floor has eleven window bays, set in chamfered vertical ribs, windows mullioned and transomed with cusped heads. First floor has canted oriel bay windows. The ground floor has sash windows surmounted by segmental arches and two shop fronts also with segmental arches. Central open archway.     T&CP Act
CA
SU 640 000
2701 15
Building
C.19
No. 79. Three storeys and attic, stucco faced, with fluted band across first floor, moulded band cornice, and parapet with coping. On second floor the central casement window is flanked by narrower windows. On the first floor the central window is set higher than the outer two and surmounted by a cambered arch. The ground floor has round-headed windows and doorway with a moulded panelled door and semi-circular fanlight.     T&CP Act
CA
SU 640 000
2701 16
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