Hampshire Treasures

Volume 11 ( Portsmouth)

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Fawcett Road
Building
C.20
Southern Grammar School for Girls. Three storeys, symmetrical block, red brick with lavish stone dressings, in English Wren Baroque revival style. Fifteen windows to each floor, the central three and the three either end in slight projections. Parapet with coping to end projections and segmental brick pediment with stone coping to centre. Close set sash windows in architrave surrounds on upper floors. Ground floor windows without architraves but with triple keystones. Panelled and glazed central double doors, with semi-circular fanlight. Entrance flanked by paired Doric columns set one behind the other.     T&CP Act
SZ 651 999
2706 01
Church
C.20
Holy Spirit, originally St. Matthew's, a Gothic revival building started in 1904, designed by J. T. Micklethwaite, and completed by Sir Charles Nicholson. Restored by S.E. Dykes Bower in 1958 after sustaining bomb damage during the war. The exterior is tall and austere, rising above the surrounding houses. The interior is spacious and brilliantly coloured. The east window of the chancel has stained glass by C.E. Kempe, brought from St. Bartholomew's Southsea. Furnishings by Temple Moore from St. Agnes, Kennington, London.     SZ 653 994
2706 09
Public House
The Golden Eagle. Two storey brick building. Oriel window at first floor. Balustraded parapet along the roof of the two road frontages, with the figure of a golden eagle at the splayed corner. Ground floor has arched single-light windows set between fluted pilasters, which are embellished with vine tracery and child figures.     SZ 654 993
2706 52
Francis Avenue
Hotel
The Northcote Hotel. Brick two and a half storey building, with stone dressings. Windows wholly in the gables, one of which is surmounted by a pediment inscribed with the name of the hotel. Ceramic inset panels in dado read 'Wines and Spirits' and 'Stout and Porter'. Two doorways surmounted by brick arches with keystones.     SZ 654 991
2706 50
School
C.19
Fernhurst Middle School. Brick two storey building. Casement style windows with glazing bars, surmounted by brick arches with shaped drip course and keystones. Decorated stonework set into and under window arches on upper floor. Date tablet reads '1897'.     SZ 656 997
2706 44
School
C.19
Devonshire First School. Single storey brick building on same campus as Fernhurst Middle School, and built at the same date. Dutch style gable dressed with stone coping on front elevation.     SZ 656 996
2706 45
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