Hampshire Treasures

Volume 11 ( Portsmouth)

Page 224 - St Thomas

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Church
C.12-20
Cathedral Church of St. Thomas. Founded circa 1180, Parish Church 1320 and Cathedral 1927. Originally cruciform plan with west tower. Nave and tower damaged in CiviI War, replaced 1683-91. Octagonal cupola of tower 1703. New transepts and double aisled nave built 1935 to plans by Sir Charles Nicholson. The choir, circa 1180-90 has a tall galleried clerestory and two bay arcade containing pairs of smaller pointed arches. Lancet windows. Irregular two tier fenestration, circa 1190-1220. The 1683-91 rebuilding of nave has Tuscan columns on high bases, round arches, dentil cornice to coved plaster ceiling, dormer windows. Some old reused panelling in organ loft, and pews. Pulpit, 1693. Exterior of stone rubble with ashlar dressings, tile roofs.     T&CP Act
CA
SZ 632 993
2713 89
Building
C.18
No. 123 and 124. The Talisman Restaurant. Three storeys, parapet, rendered. Second floor has three sash windows and oval window, first floor has one large sash window and oval window. Modern ground floor. Elaborate lamp over one door, from East Dean Park.     CA
SZ 634 994
2713 214
Building
C.18/19
Nos. 127, 128 and 129. Three storeys, stucco faced, cornice and parapet. No. 127, two windows on upper floors and late C.1 9 shop front on ground floor. Mathematical tile side elevation to the west with reset C.18 war memorial crowned by urn. No. 128 has one window to each floor, Victorian canted bay on first floor. Ground and second floor windows have ornate iron flower guards. No. 129 also has one window to each floor. No. 128 and 129 have panelled doors with three-pane fanlights.     T&CP Act
CA
SZ 634 995
2713 90
Building
C.18
No. 131. Three storeys, stuccoed, plinth, cornice and parapet. Two recessed sash windows to each floor. Panelled door, rectangular fanlight. Door flanked by engaged Doric columns, broken entablature panelled with lozenge-star motif, and curved moulded pediment.     T&CP Act
CA
SZ 634 995
2713 91
House
C.18
No. 132, three storeys and attic, red brick. Plinth rendered moulded cornice and blocking course. One dormer, three recessed sash windows to each floor, with flat gauged brick arches. Modern doorway.     T&CP Act
CA
SZ 634 995
2713 92
House
C.19
No. 132 1/2. Large stuccoed house of three storeys and basement, circa 1850. Five bay front, end bays projecting, with upper floors flanked by pilaster strips with bold Greek key pattern. Heavy moulded projecting cornice on paired shaped brackets. Parapet with terminal piers. Five windows to upper floors, second floor has wreath moulding to sills. French windows on first floor with balcony to centre three. Outer windows in projecting bays have iron balustrades. Ground floor has horizontal rustication and wreath moulding above central three windows. Doorways in the projecting bays. Panelled doors with segmental arched fanlights set back forming porches. Heavy cast iron area railings.     T&C P Act
CA
SZ 634 995
2713 136
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