Hampshire Treasures

Volume 11 ( Portsmouth)

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Building
C.19
Nos. 85-93. Three storey terrace, Italianate facade with shop fronts. Rendered with slate and tile roofs. On south facade two projecting end bays have round-headed dormer windows, central recessed section has round-headed dormer on one property, modern dormers on others. First and second floors have sash windows. Quoins at corners of terrace and at side of central recessed section. Brick structure of shop extensions probably late C.19, but only No. 87 has much of the original shop front remaining. Door way to flats at west end of building. North facade has some original windows including two tall round-headed staircase windows.     SZ 644 993
2713 181
Building
C.19
North Grove House. Three storeys, rendered detached building, approached from Grove Road North. Italianate palazzo type front towards Grove Road North. Casement windows surmounted by round hoods either side of central triangular hooded windows. Bay windows to ground floor flanking central projecting porch, the bay to the north having balcony. Doorway with paired Doric columns. Much altered to north. Now divided into flats.     SZ 645 993
2713 183
French Street
Building
C.16
Popingay's Warehouse and Thatchers Engineering Works. Ancient storehouses shown on map of 1540, once adjacent to the town quay before the Camber was formed as it is today. Thatcher's has medieval stonework in the south wall, at one time it was the mayoral coach-house and stables. Popingay's has double doors to both first and second floors and a winch which overhangs the street on the first floor, it now houses the City Museum's Conservation Office. Both buildings were restored in 1972.     CA
SZ 631 993
2713 308
Garden Lane
House
Windsor Lodge. Maybe one of the earliest surviving domestic buildings in Southsea. Plain red brick with old tile mansard roof. Building faces east with gable facing north/south, this elevation has grey headers incorporated into the brickwork. Round headed dormer in roof. Windows each side of central door, first floor window above door is smaller, all now with aluminium frames. Glazed porch.     CA
SZ 641 991
2713 185
Gloucester Terrace
Houses
C.19
Nos. 1 -11. Circa 1840 terrace of small red brick houses. Two storeys with basement. Brick dentil cornice with stone capping and parapet with stone coping. Recessed sash windows with flat stucco arches. No. 11 has superimposed rectangular bay window. Panelled doors with plain fanlights. Original area railings, and rails flanking three steps up to each door.     T&CP Act
CA
SZ 641 994
2713 07
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