This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SZ6498 CLARENCE ESPLANADE, Southsea 774-1/15/333 Seafront Shelter at SZ 6474 9806
Seafront shelter. c1900. Cast-iron and timber. Flat composition sheeted roof. Rectangular plan with splayed corners, open arcaded perimeter. On each side are 5 and at each end 2 ornate cast-iron columns with stiff leaf capital and bulbous base supporting 4 round timber arches to sides and 3 elliptical end arches. Running east and west through centre is a low screen double splayed at ends with vertical boarding to dado, short twisted cast-iron columns each with Corinthian capital supporting moulded horizontal top bar, iron ball on moulded base over each capital. Between columns are 3 light fixed glazed panels. On each side of screen are horizontal open slated varnished timber benches with shaped cast-iron supports each with curved arm support rails.
Listing NGR: SZ6474098060
© Mr Mark Bardell. Source: Historic England Archive
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Photographer: Bardell2, Mark
Rights Holder: Bardell2, Mark
Cast Iron, Timber, Victorian Shelter, 20th Century Unassigned, Structure