THE CASTLE (ST JOHNS COLLEGE ROMAN CATHOLIC SCHOOL)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1104313
Date first listed:
25-Sep-1972
Statutory Address:
THE CASTLE (ST JOHNS COLLEGE ROMAN CATHOLIC SCHOOL), GROVE ROAD SOUTH

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE CASTLE (ST JOHNS COLLEGE ROMAN CATHOLIC SCHOOL), GROVE ROAD SOUTH

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

District:
City of Portsmouth (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Southsea
National Grid Reference:
SZ 64485 99160

Details

PORTSMOUTH

SZ6499 GROVE ROAD SOUTH, Southsea 774-1/13/356 (East side) 25/09/72 The Castle (St John's College Roman Catholic School)

II

Formerly known as: Grove House GROVE ROAD SOUTH. Villa, now part of St John's College. 1835. Probably by TE Owen. Stuccoed. Roof concealed, brick stack to right. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 3 bays (3rd bay wide). On left are 2 tall casements each set under flat rendered arch with drip-stone label and figured stops (missing to right of left window and left of right window). On first floor 2-mullioned sashes under dripstone labels, cornice band and crenellated parapet. To right within slightly projecting bay is a 2-storey tripartite canted bay window with fixed centre casement to ground floor and sash to first floor, narrow flanking sashes, moulded cornice and first floor sill, over first floor cusped incised panels, cornice and crenellated parapet to bay, low pitched facing parapet. On left return is a 3-storey octagonal turret with a 4-centred arch to each of the 4 blinded doorways, linked dripmoulds with head stops at springing of arches, panelled spandrels and miniature crenellation. At top tower has mock-machicolation to crenellated parapet. On left 2 blinded casements with labels and head stops, first floor 2 sashes set in plain chambered surrounds. To far left walling terminates with corbelled projection as turret. Parapet with pointed mock-machicolation and stepped merlons. C20 entrance doors at rear. INTERIOR not inspected. (Portsmouth Papers No.32: Riley RC: The House & Inhabitants of Thomas Ellis Owen's Southsea: 1980-).





Listing NGR: SZ6447699141

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
474680
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 13 Sep 2005
Reference: IOE01/14331/18
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Glyn Edmunds . Source Historic England Archive
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