Hampshire Treasures

Volume 11 ( Portsmouth)

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Group 3 - Man-made Features
Albert Grove
House
C.19
No. 44. Two storeys and attic. Brick construction with slate roof. Gable section contains an angular bay window and the entrance which is set within a stone surround incorporates a window at first floor level. Attractive turret, roofed with dimishing courses of slates, surmounted by finial. Sash windows with stained glass. Three-bay conservatory on south side with delicate cast iron brackets. Brick boundary wall incorporates the original Minton tile road name plate.     SZ 649 992
2712 128
Albert Road
Theatre
C.20
King's Theatre. Situated on a confined corner site with Exmouth Road. Designed by Frank Matcham, opened on 30 September 1907. Principal feature is the corner tower with steeply pitched slate roof and cupola. Main entrance is a terracotta porch with Ionic columns, surmounted by painted figure holding a torch. Interior is well preserved, decorated in white and gold, Rococo style, main foyer has painted ceiling and subsidiary entrances have original payboxes.     T&CP Act
SU 648 990
2712 104
School
C.19
Craneswater Middle School former Southsea Modern School for Boys. Built 1894, architect G.E. Smith. Two tall storeys, red brick with stone dressings. Steep pitched hipped tiled roof with raised portion surmounted by cupola. The central three-bay portion has flanking octagonal brick turrets and balustraded parapet, elaborate shaped gable with scrolls and semi-circular pediment, three large mullioned windows, those on ground floor round headed. To the right, external chimney and end bay with shaped gable. To the left mullioned windows to both floors surmounted by shaped gable.     T&CP Act
SZ 655 989
2712 02
Ashby Place
House
C.19
No. 10, (a pair with No. 12). Two storeys, red brick semi-detached small house. Hipped tiled roof. Rendered plinth and lintels. Two-panelled door with semi-circular fanlight surmounted by rubbed brick semi-circular arch, original footscraper. End chimney stack. Modern windows.     CA
SZ 642 987
2712 45
House
C.19
No. 12. As No. 10 but with three-panelled door and no footscraper. Modern windows.     CA
SZ 642 987
2712 46
House
No. 14, (a pair with No. 16), very small two storey brick house. Hipped asbestos slate roof. Central chimney stack, rendered, with Fareham red pots. First floor has two windows, ground floor has one window and modern door within stucco architrave. Large stucco plinth runs through both houses. Single storey extension.     CA
SZ 642 987
2712 27
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