City Museum and Art Gallery, Portsmouth, Portsmouth

City Museum and Art Gallery, Portsmouth, Portsmouth
Photograph taken 16 April 2003 © Mr Colin Cromwell. Source Historic England Archive ref: 474967

This building was built as military barracks. It was built in 1893 for the government's War Office. It is one of the best examples of the French Chateau style of architecture in the country.

Location

Portsmouth Portsmouth

Period

Victorian (1837 - 1901)

Tags

military barracks museum architecture french Victorian (1837 - 1901)