HMS NELSON: FORMER BARRACKS (BUILDING NUMBER 14)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1387148
Date first listed:
25-Sep-1972
Date of most recent amendment:
18-Mar-1999
Statutory Address:
HMS NELSON: FORMER BARRACKS (BUILDING NUMBER 14), QUEEN STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
HMS NELSON: FORMER BARRACKS (BUILDING NUMBER 14), QUEEN STREET

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

District:
City of Portsmouth (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SU 63586 00567

Details

PORTSMOUTH

SU6300 QUEEN STREET 774-1/8/99 (North side) 25/09/72 HMS Nelson: former barracks (Building No.14) (Formerly Listed as: QUEEN STREET HMS Victory Barracks, Building No.93, Rodney)

GV II

Formerly known as: Anglesey Barracks QUEEN STREET. Army barracks, now naval barracks. 1847-48, altered mid C20. Red brick in Flemish bond with ashlar dressings. Concealed roof, with brick stacks. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys. 3;16 window range. Originally forming the centrepiece and right-hand wing of a longer range. Ashlar plinth, 1st-floor band, and eaves cornice below concrete-rendered parapet. 12-pane sashes in reveals with flat gauged brick arches and stone sills. Double board doors with 4-pane overlights, each in ashlar architrave with piers, frieze, cornice and blocking course, which runs into the 1st-floor band. Above each door a tripartite window with wooden mullions and windows of 4, 12 and 4-panes. Former centrepiece projects below pediment with oculus and above, a console-bracketed plinth which formerly supported the statue of a lion (now in Wardroom garden, qv). Wing: 2 left and 3 right bays project slightly; 2 entrances. Rear ground-floor iron Doric colonnade broken by two C20 3-storey, 2-bay projections. At left corner inverted cannon barrel bollard. INTERIOR: entrances lead into stairhalls from which rise stone stairs with stick balusters. HISTORY: the barracks were originally part of the army's Anglesea Barracks and were incorporated into the first naval barracks HMS Victory in 1899. An interesting example of a large mid C19 barracks, and one of the few that remain from immediately before the Crimean War. (Lloyd DW: Buildings of Portsmouth and its environs: Portsmouth: 1974-: 82).



Listing NGR: SU6373200461

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
475057
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Lloyd, D W , Buildings of Portsmouth and its Environs, (1974), 82

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: 17 Apr 2002
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