Magazine And Enclosing Traverse Walls

18 Apr 2006
Magazine And Enclosing Traverse Walls, Priddy's Hard, Gosport, Hampshire
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

PRIDDY'S HARD SU 60 SW 2/145 Magazine and enclosing traverse walls GV II* Magazine and enclosing traverse walls. 1879, some of the walls possibly earlier; altered. Red-brick in English bond; roof now felted. Large magazine of one storey, 2 x 9 internal bays having parellel barrel-vaulted chambers set within rectangular traverse which is surmounted by enclosing wall; at its south-east end the magazine is linked to the traverse by barrel vaulting. Magazine: south-east end: two segmental-arches double board doors, which face similar blocked openings in the traverse; stepped stone-coped band; kneelers; stone coping to near- segmental gable. Returns: 5 round-arched openings with board shutters and stone sills; stone band, above which building in recessed; stepped dentilled eaves; stone coping. Traverse retaining walls are plain. The wall on top of the traverse is approx 2-3 metres high, ramping up and down having chamfered plinth, panelled outer sides, and segmental brick coping. Interior: each chamber has track from former tram-way, boarded floor, raised storage floors on either side of central passage with open wooden partition walls, and wooden overhead travelling crane on gantry; arched openings give access between chambers.

Listing NGR: SU5870301371


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0836 IOE Records taken by Jennifer Graham; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mrs Jennifer Graham. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Graham, Jennifer

Rights Holder: Graham, Jennifer


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