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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: 1104274



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


District: City of Portsmouth

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Mar-1999

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 474590

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SZ69NE FORT CUMBERLAND ROAD, Eastney 774-1/6/161 Former Guard House, Fort Cumberland


Guardhouse, now store. c1746. Red brick in English bond. Corrugated asbestos roof, cast-iron stack on right. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 7 bays. Centre 3 bays project. Front facing south has 7 arcaded bays, each with gauged brick round arch. Brick band at impost level. Set within the centre bay and on left, bay 2 and right, bay 6 is a C20 brick infill with a 12-pane centre transomed casement, with segmental head set under middle part of round arch. Each of the flanking 4 bays are blinded, end bays recessed. On first floor are six 9-pane sashes each set under a gauged brick segmental arch. On far right is a boarded hatch door set under similar segmental brick arch lower than window arches, and approached by iron ladder and landing. On right return is a 2-leaf boarded door with 16-pane fanlight set under gauged brick round arch. Left return similar but with 2-leaf panelled door on right of opening and boarded side panel on left. Rear elevation facing north has three C20 metal casements each set under flat concrete arch with concrete sill. First floor has at centre a boarded hatch door set under gauged brick segmental arch approached by iron stairs and landing. On left are 3 and one right four 9-pane unequal sashes, stone sills. On far left is a similar hatch approached by timber stairs and landing. (Balfour A: Portsmouth: London: 1970-: 22; Lloyd DW: Buildings of Portsmouth and its Environs: Portsmouth: 1974-: 62; The Buildings of England: Pevsner N & Lloyd DW: Hampshire and the Isle of Wight: Harmondsworth: 1967-: 428).

Listing NGR: SZ6658898977

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Balfour, A, Portsmouth, (1970), 22
Lloyd, D W , Buildings of Portsmouth and its Environs, (1974), 62
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, (1967), 428

National Grid Reference: SZ 68240 99243


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