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THE CASTLE (ST JOHNS COLLEGE ROMAN CATHOLIC SCHOOL)

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.

Name: THE CASTLE (ST JOHNS COLLEGE ROMAN CATHOLIC SCHOOL)

List entry Number: 1104313

Location

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

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

County:

District: City of Portsmouth

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Southsea

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 25-Sep-1972

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 474680

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List entry Description

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History

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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

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 64485 99160

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