2 Nelson Road

25 Feb 2001
2 Nelson Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO5 2AR
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


SZ6499 NELSON ROAD, Southsea 774-1/13/391 (South side) 25/09/72 No.2


Villa. c1860. Probably by TE Owen. Roughcast. Welsh slate roof, rendered stack on each side of right hand front facing gable. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 6 bays 1:1:1:1 splayed:2:1 blind. Asymmetrical. On left and to first floor is a 2-leaf 4-pane casement, each set under flat rendered arch with rusticated surround, to right is a 1-storey porch with plain tiled gabled hood and open shaped bargeboards set on face of projecting square tower. Entrance has a recessed 4-pane glazed door with 3 centred arched fanlight set in archway with rendered architrave. On first floor of tower is a 9-pane casement with Y tracery glazing set under pointed arch, moulded cornice band and crenellated parapet. On right of tower and at first floor is a 2-leaf 4-pane casement each set within a rusticated rendered surround, first floor casement has drip label, facing gable with shaped open bargeboards. To right is a 3-sided tower, right side splayed. On splay and at first floor is a 6-pane casement with tracery glazing set under pointed arch.

On right of tower at first floor are 2 similar narrow pointed windows each with 8-panes set under facing gable with open shaped bargeboards. On left and right returns each has similar facing gable, left return has a 1-storey canted bay with 2 long margin glazed casements, moulded band and crenellated parapet with on first floor 2-pane casement within rusticated rendered surround with drip labels. INTERIOR not inspected. (Portsmouth Papers No.32: Riley RC: The House & Inhabitants of Thomas Ellis Owen's Southsea: 1980-).

Listing NGR: SZ6450699042


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0107 IOE Records taken by Mark Bardell; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Mark Bardell. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Bardell2, Mark

Rights Holder: Bardell2, Mark


Roughcast, Welsh Slate, Victorian Villa, Agriculture And Subsistence, Land Use Site, Domestic, House, Dwelling