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Latitude: 50.7875 / 50°47'14"N
Longitude: -1.0865 / 1°5'11"W
OS Eastings: 464486
OS Northings: 99053
OS Grid: SZ644990
Mapcode National: GBR VRR.DN
Mapcode Global: FRA 87M0.6KJ
Entry Name: 2, Nelson Road
Listing Date: 25 September 1972
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1103843
English Heritage Legacy ID: 474970
Location: Portsmouth, PO5
County: City of Portsmouth
Electoral Ward/Division: St Jude
Built-Up Area: Portsmouth
Traditional County: Hampshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire
Church of England Parish: Southsea St Jude
Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth
SZ6499 NELSON ROAD, Southsea
774-1/13/391 (South side)
Villa. c1860. Probably by TE Owen. Roughcast. Welsh slate
roof, rendered stack on each side of right hand front facing
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 6 bays 1:1:1:1 splayed:2:1 blind.
Asymmetrical. On left and to first floor is a 2-leaf 4-pane
casement, each set under flat rendered arch with rusticated
surround, to right is a 1-storey porch with plain tiled gabled
hood and open shaped bargeboards set on face of projecting
square tower. Entrance has a recessed 4-pane glazed door with
3 centred arched fanlight set in archway with rendered
architrave. On first floor of tower is a 9-pane casement with
Y tracery glazing set under pointed arch, moulded cornice band
and crenellated parapet. On right of tower and at first floor
is a 2-leaf 4-pane casement each set within a rusticated
rendered surround, first floor casement has drip label, facing
gable with shaped open bargeboards. To right is a 3-sided
tower, right side splayed. On splay and at first floor is a
6-pane casement with tracery glazing set under pointed arch.
On right of tower at first floor are 2 similar narrow pointed
windows each with 8-panes set under facing gable with open
shaped bargeboards. On left and right returns each has similar
facing gable, left return has a 1-storey canted bay with 2
long margin glazed casements, moulded band and crenellated
parapet with on first floor 2-pane casement within rusticated
rendered surround with drip labels.
INTERIOR not inspected.
(Portsmouth Papers No.32: Riley RC: The House & Inhabitants of
Thomas Ellis Owen's Southsea: 1980-).
Listing NGR: SZ6450699042
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