Hampshire Treasures

Volume 11 ( Portsmouth)

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
HMS Nelson, Building No. 93, Rodney. Three storeys, red brick structure on stone plinth, stone projecting cornice and brick parapet with stone coping. At south end a projection of three windows, with stone framed pediment surmounted by plinth bearing finely carved stone lion. Double doors in the centre of this block with rectangular fanlight. Sixteen recessed sash windows with glazing bars.     T&CP Act
SU 635 006
2701 50
Main Gate HMS Nelson. Brick and stone main gateway surmounted by stone arch with Royal Crest, flanked by side gates surmounted by stone arches. Pillars either side surmounted by pyramids resting on spheres. Wrought iron gates.     CA
SU 637 004
2701 124
Richmond Place, Portsea
Portsea Free School. Three storeys, red brick structure with low pitch slate roof. Seven bay front, outer ones narrower. Six windows to upper floors, second floor square casements, first floor sash outside and the inner four large casement. Ground floor has panelled doors at either end and four large windows. Broad external chimney with rendered band either side, the name of the school inscribed on left side. Single-storey chapel extension to south.     T&CP Act
SU 635 001
2701 51
St. George's Square, Portsea
Nos. 88 and 88A, three storeys stucco faced. Mansard slate roof with dormer. Two recessed sash windows on second floor, bow window on first floor, modern ground floor window. Pilaster frame doorway with pedimental hood and swagged urn decoration in tympanum. Originally one house, now sub-divided.     T&CP Act
SU 632 001
2701 56
Nos. 92, 94, 96, (Nos. 94 and 96 formerly The Eagle public house). Three storeys. Stucco faced. Four windows on upper floors facing south, three windows facing west. Public house front on ground floor, with pilasters, frieze and cornice. Door with blind fanlight surmounted by architrave arch.     T&CP Act
SU 632 001
2701 137
St. George's Way
St. George's Church. Built in 1754 to serve the new dockyard town of Portsea, probably designed by a dockyard surveyor. Reminiscent in style of American Colonial building. Built of grey headers with red brick dressings. Three storey central part flanked by two storey wings. At the front of the building the pediment above the central portion is broken by a square open arched bell turret topped by a golden ball and weather vane. The slightly recessed wings are surmounted by half pediments; in front of these wings are single-storey projections with round headed windows. Small central wooden porch with pediment. Ref: Buildings of England, Hampshire and IOW, (Pevsner & Lloyd) pp.438-439.     T&CP Act
SU 633 000
2701 52
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