Hampshire Treasures

Volume 11 ( Portsmouth)

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Building
C.19
The Gymnasium. Large yellow brick building, perhaps a former riding school. Asbestos covered roof with gable end. Six tall round headed windows set in arched recesses. Large central modern double doors. Full height rusticated strips flank the front. West front similar but without double doors. Gable ends treated as pediments with brick dentils. South gable end has lower three storey gabled projection with single storey flanking wings. North gable has single storey extension. Recently restored.     T&CP Act
CA
SZ 635 998
2713 59
CambridgeJunction
School
C.19
Portsmouth Grammar Lower School. By A.E. Cogswell, 1879. Two storeys red brick, stone dressings. Neo-Jacobean, 'H' plan. Gabled wings flanked on inner sides by two storey narrow fronted recessed bays. Slightly projecting gabled bays flanking entrance. Stone coping to gables with ball finials. Steep pitch gable end tiled roofs. Wood bellcote with leaded roof and ball finial to centre of main ridge. Large stone mullioned and transomed windows in rusticated stone surrounds. Ground floor of main block has low, broad round headed windows and doors forming arcade articulated by pilasters.     T&CP Act
CA
SZ 635 996
2713 60
Castle Road
Building
C.19
The Clock Tower. Corner site. Two storeys timber framed first floor and original shop front ground floor. Hipped tiled roofs with Tudor pattern chimneys. Rectangular wooden framed bay windows carried up through eaves, with gables over, to each front. A canted bay on the corner, rising above this an octagonal timber framed turret, with square clock face stage and tent shaped pointed scalloped lead roof, with castle weather vane. Shop windows on ground floor are divided by stained wood panelled pilasters, with leaded glass top lights to windows. Double glazed doors on corner with elaborate glazing pattern. Niches flanking door contain three-quarter size polychromed plaster statues on C.16 soldiers.     CA
SZ 640 992
2713 179
House
C.19
No. 4 Park Lodge. Two storeys and semi-basement, cream rendered facade. Hipped slate roof. Three casement windows on first floor. String course below first floor windows. Ground floor has ornamental mouldings over the two casement windows which flank the central round headed doorway. Similar moulding over doorway, which is reached up a flight of steps. Boundary wall with round headed openings and railings to frontage.     CA
SZ 641 993
2713 174
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