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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1093540



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Hampshire

District: Fareham

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 18-Oct-1955

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 141436

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THE AVENUE 1. 5231 (South Side) Fareham Bishopwood SU 5606 5/141 18.10.55. II* GV 2. Early C19 Gothick Cottage Ornee, originally called Blackbrook. Roughcast facade. Thatched roof with wide overhang scalloped away to form eyebrows over 1st floor windows, which are supported on each side by columns in the form of rough tree trunks. 2 storeys. 6 windows. The south front has 3 curved projections on both floors, 2 containing large tripartite windows (Venetian 1st floor windows, one with pointed centre light) ground floor has 1 with 3 round arched lights and 1 with 3 pointed lights. Remining windows sashes. North facade has pointed casements with Gothick glazing, ground floor windows similar to church windows with tracery. Large ground floor room added on the north side and joined to the house by a corridor and porch. Residence of the Bishop of Portsmouth. Bishopwood, its gate piers and Blackbrook Lodge form a group.

Listing NGR: SU5828106328

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National Grid Reference: SU 56706 06126


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