Hampshire Treasures

Volume 11 ( Portsmouth)

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Houses
C.19
Nos. 25 and 27. Semi-detached pair, brick built, two-and-a-half storeys and semi-basement. Pantile roof with acutely pitched gables with bargeboards. Dentil course at eaves. Stone blocks at closure of eaves and gable are carved with apes heads. Top storey has flush windows with decorated mouldings partially in the gables. Second storey has sash windows with cambered stone arches. The first storey and semi-basement have splayed stone bays, with the sills to the latter at street level. Eight stone steps lead up to the entrance doorway. Forecourts.     SZ 657 986
2707 45
Houses
C.19
Nos. 29-35. Block of four, brick built two storeys plus semi-basement. Slate roofs with dentil course at eaves. Steeply pitched gables each with two vertical sash windows with semi-circular arch and decorated mouldings. Splayed bays at first storey and semi-basement, the sills to the latter at street level. Eight steps up to the front doors. Trees in the forecourts.     SZ 657 986
2707 46
Houses
C.19
Nos. 37-55. Terrace of two and half storeys, with a narrow gap between Nos. 47 and 49. Slate roofs originally, though some now tiled. All have gables to front elevation with two flush vertical sash windows with glazing bars to top lights. Nos. 37 and 55 have the face of the gable entirely taken up with a splayed timber framed bay which is separately roofed surmounted by ornamental finial. These two houses have the effect of balancing each end of the terrace. Dentil and string course below the eaves. Stone bays at first and second storeys with turret tops and rich ornamentation between the storeys. Stone doorway surround with decorative detail at sides and in arch-styled lintel. Forecourts fronted by panelled brick walls topped by half rounded bricks, the gate pillars have a capstone shaped to quadrant semi-circles.     SZ 658 986
2707 47
Selsey Avenue
House
C.20
No. 20. Two storeys, detached, brick, dated 1914, with front elevation at right angles to the road. Three chimney stacks overhanging with dentil courses, decorated flues. Roof of flat tiles, hipped to the south and gabled to the north, with bargeboards, one of the stacks projects through the gable. Half round bays on east corner of front elevation and first and second storeys, with stone mullions and square latticed transomes. Forecourt with panelled brick wall and gate pillars capped in triangular quadrant stonework. Finely carved wooden gate with decorative metal inserts.     SZ 662 985
2707 54
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