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Statutory Address:

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City of Portsmouth (Unitary Authority)
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SZ 64486 99053



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


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Books and journals
Riley, R C, 'Portsmouth Papers' in The House and Inhabitants of Thomas Ellis Owens Southsea, , Vol. 32, (1980)


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

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Date: 25 Feb 2001
Reference: IOE01/00234/12
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Mark Bardell. Source Historic England Archive
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