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Air Balloon Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Portsmouth, City of Portsmouth

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Latitude: 50.8125 / 50°48'44"N

Longitude: -1.085 / 1°5'5"W

OS Eastings: 464562

OS Northings: 101835

OS Grid: SU645018

Mapcode National: GBR VRZ.RQ

Mapcode Global: FRA 86MY.F4K

Plus Code: 9C2WRW68+X2

Entry Name: Air Balloon Public House

Listing Date: 18 March 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1103832

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474959

Location: Nelson, Portsmouth, PO2

County: City of Portsmouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Nelson

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Portsmouth

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Portsea All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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SU6401 MILE END ROAD, Stamshaw
774-1/7/433 (East side)
Air Balloon Public House


Public house. c1900. By AH Bone. Flint and ashlar, timber
frame with stuccoed panels. Steep pitched plain tile roof with
ornamental ridge piece, brick stack to left and right of
centre. Neo-Tudor-Jacobean.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attic, 4 bays. To right of centre
within slightly projecting third bay is a recessed 3-leaf
door, each leaf has 4 small diagonal boarded lower panels,
etched glass centre panel with 8-pane stained glass upper
part, overlight. Doors set behind stone round arch with
incised keystone, banded stone jambs with flint infills,
banded cornice. To left is a 3-light wide and to right a
2-light wide stone transomed and mullioned window. Each
casement has etched glass lower panel with leaded lights to
upper part and over transom. At far left is a recessed door
with 4 lower panels and 8 small upper panels each with
diagonal boarding, overlight with leaded lights flanked by
male and female terms, each supporting a heavy timber bracket
and projecting pediment. Wall to sides of doors and windows
and below sills is flint faced with ashlar bands. Jettied
timber-framed first floor with ornamental panelling to top and
bottom has a projecting third bay with 3-light timber
transomed and mullioned casement. Each light has 2 unequal
panes and 2-panes over transom, set under flat timber lintel
with architrave, facing jettied gable with small 4-pane attic
casement, projecting verge and bargeboard. To left and right
at first floor is a similar 2-light wide and at far left
1-light wide transomed and mullioned casement. To far right is
splayed corner entrance with a 2-leaf door and overlight,
similar to main elevation set behind projecting porch with 2
ornately shaped tapering timber columns each set on stone
base, moulded pedimental head panel, shaped brackets with
sculptured head terminations supporting projecting timber
pediment. First floor has 2-light window similar to main
elevation, facing gable with projecting verge and shaped

Listing NGR: SU6456201835

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