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Former Officers Quarters, Fort Cumberland

A Grade II Listed Building in Portsmouth, City of Portsmouth

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7887 / 50°47'19"N

Longitude: -1.0319 / 1°1'54"W

OS Eastings: 468339

OS Northings: 99236

OS Grid: SZ683992

Mapcode National: GBR BDC.HXZ

Mapcode Global: FRA 87Q0.9TR

Entry Name: Former Officers Quarters, Fort Cumberland

Listing Date: 18 March 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104276

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474592

Location: Portsmouth, PO4

County: City of Portsmouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Eastney and Craneswater

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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Listing Text


PORTSMOUTH

SZ69NE FORT CUMBERLAND ROAD, Eastney
774-1/6/163 Former Officers' Quarters, Fort
Cumberland

GV II

Officers' quarters with separate north and south blocks, now
offices. c1865. Red brick in Flemish bond. Low pitch Welsh
slate roofs, hipped to 1-storey extension at right of south
block and to 2-storey extension at left of north block. South
block has brick stack on left and to right of centre and north
block on right and to left of centre.
EXTERIOR: each block 2 storeys and attic, 8 bays. South block
has to bay 3 and on far right a half-glazed door with 3-pane
overlight set under gauged brick segmental arch. To left of
right door are 4 and on left of left door are two 12-pane
sashes, each set under a gauged brick segmental arch, stone
sill. First floor has 8 similar 12-pane sashes, banded stone
cornice and rendered parapet. The attic is recessed behind
parapet and has four 6-pane 2-leaf casements set within slate
hanging. North block is similar except doors are positioned in
far left bay and to right in bay 6. On right of south block is
a 1-storey red brick extension with 2 similar 12-pane sashes.
Left of north block is a 2-storey extension with 2 ground and
first floor 12-pane sashes. Rear elevation is similar but each
block has 2 later 2-storey projections each with lean-to
slated roof, north block brick, south block stuccoed.
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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