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Former Officers Quarters, Fort Cumberland

A Grade II Listed Building in Portsmouth, City of Portsmouth

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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

Plus Code: 9C2WQXQ9+F7

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: 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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774-1/6/163 Former Officers' Quarters, Fort


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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