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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: 1104312



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


District: City of Portsmouth

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Southsea

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: 474679

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SZ6499 GROVE ROAD SOUTH, Southsea 774-1/13/354 (West side) Portland Place


Formerly known as: Devonshire House GROVE ROAD SOUTH. Villa, now offices. 1850. Probably by TE Owen. Stuccoed. Low pitch Welsh slate roof, right part hipped, rendered stack to left and right of centre. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, attic and basement, right part 2 storeys. 4 bays (1:2:1). On right is a projecting single storey entrance porch; 4 stone steps approach a 2-leaf 4-panelled door with 12-pane overlight, bracketed cornice and block parapet. Left and right return to porch has a 12-pane sash. Recessed right part behind porch has on first floor a 12-pane sash with flat arch between shaped eaves brackets. Projecting bracketed eaves to right and left parts. Centre part projects slightly and has a 2-storey segmental bay with 2 sashes, first floor band, 2 further sashes, block parapet and moulded coping. On recessed left part is a similar sash on ground and first floor. Each sash has a 6-pane top leaf and 3-pane bottom leaf with 36-pane leaded lights under, and set under flat stuccoed arch. Second floor sillband. Centre part has 2-leaf round-headed attic casement set under round stuccoed arch, architrave and flanking pilasters, facing gable with broken pediment and flanking paired brackets. On left is a 6-pane sash set between shaped eaves brackets. INTERIOR not inspected. (Portsmouth Papers No.32: Riley RC: The House & Inhabitants of Thomas Ellis Owen's Southsea: 1980-).

Listing NGR: SZ6443499181

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SZ 64384 99029


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