Hampshire Treasures

Volume 11 ( Portsmouth)

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Locksway Road
Houses
To the rear of Nos. 270/272. A pair of semi-detached three storey houses. Rendered with twin hipped pantile roofs. Dentil cornice. Entrance at first floor level in projecting porch with small gable, stairway leading up to the porch. Possibly the former pumping engine house associated with Milton Lock.     SZ 675 998
2707 89
Lock
C.19
Milton Lock. Old sea lock of Portsmouth and Arundel canal, two side walls remain, no gates. Opened 1823, but effectively replaced by a new cut at Cosham. Originally a second lock further west adjoining the south side of Locksway Road opposite the Old Oyster Public House. Ref: London's Lost Route to the Sea (Vine)     SZ 768 999
2707 22
Maurice Road
Public House
The Old Canal. Two storeys, basically of brick construction. Hipped roof in flat tiles, wide soffit, dentil style cornice. Tall overhanging chimney stacks. Ground floor wholly faced with polished green tiles, headed by a tiled pediment bearing 'United Ales and Stout' in white lower case lettering. Tiled pediments over the two doorways with a bracketed lamp in each pediment. At the first floor on three elevations there are tiled panels on each bearing the name of the public house done in the same lettering. Flush windows at the first floor with glazing bars and stone reveals.     SZ 670 995
2707 88
Milton Locks
Public House
TheThatched House. Two storeys brick structure. Vertical sash windows. Recorded because of its situation and its command of fine views over Eastney Lake and across Langstone Harbour.     SZ 677 998
2707 90
Reginald Road
School
C.19
Former Cumberland School now Portsmouth Music and Drama Centre. Two storeys, brick structure with stone dressings. Interesting gables, especially two which are half-rounded with stone dressings.     SZ 662 991
2707 75
St. George's Road
Street Furniture
Junction of St. George's Road and Southsea/Eastney Esplanades. Ornamental metal sign surmounting public toilets. lt was also formerly a lamp standard but the lantern is now missing. The metal is fashioned into open work lettering reading 'Public Lavatories'.     SZ 663 985
2707 24
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