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Former Hospital and Ancilliary Buildings, Fort Cumberland

A Grade II Listed Building in Portsmouth, City of Portsmouth

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Latitude: 50.7889 / 50°47'19"N

Longitude: -1.0323 / 1°1'56"W

OS Eastings: 468305

OS Northings: 99257

OS Grid: SZ683992

Mapcode National: GBR BDC.HTM

Mapcode Global: FRA 87Q0.9N6

Plus Code: 9C2WQXQ9+G3

Entry Name: Former Hospital and Ancilliary Buildings, Fort Cumberland

Listing Date: 18 March 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104275

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474591

Location: Eastney and Craneswater, Portsmouth, PO4

County: City of Portsmouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Eastney and Craneswater

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Portsmouth

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Milton St James

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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774-1/6/162 Former Hospital and ancillary
buildings, Fort Cumberland


Former hospital and ancillary buildings, now unoccupied.
c1746, C19 and early C20 extensions. Red brick in Flemish and
Stretcher bond, timber boarding. Tripartite plain tiled roof
to centre part, north wing has composition sheet flat roof,
re-roofing in progress to south wing. Brick stacks, 3 in line
to left of centre part and 1 at centre of south wing.
EXTERIOR: 1 storey. At middle of centre part is a bricked up
former entrance with late C20 projecting stack at front. On
each side is a 12-pane sash with round-headed timber panel set
under gauged brick round arch, stone sill, rendered band and 3
rendered facing coped gables, round-headed recess at centre of
each gable. Left wing has a 12-pane sash set under cambered
brick arch, stone coped parapet. On far right the later
boarded wing with facing gable has on left a 2-leaf boarded
door and on right two 12-pane sashes each set under flat
timber arch, 2 S-shape iron ties at centre of gable.
Rear elevation has a flat roofed wing attached to the rear of
the taller centre part which has 3 facing gables similar to
front, but in brickwork. To left is an early C20 extension
attached to the timber boarded wing with two 24-pane metal
casements and on right boarded door, each set under flat
concrete lintel. On right are two 8-pane casements and further
right 4 boarded doors each set under brick cambered arch.
INTERIOR not inspected.
(Balfour A: Portsmouth: London: 1970-: 22; Lloyd DW: Buildings
of Portsmouth and its Environs: Portsmouth: 1974-: 62; The
Buildings of England: Pevsner N & Lloyd DW: Hampshire and the
Isle of Wight: Harmondsworth: 1967-: 428).

Listing NGR: SZ6658898977

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