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Latitude: 50.7873 / 50°47'14"N
Longitude: -1.088 / 1°5'16"W
OS Eastings: 464384
OS Northings: 99030
OS Grid: SZ643990
Mapcode National: GBR VRJ.G7
Mapcode Global: FRA 87L0.KXK
Entry Name: Portland Place
Listing Date: 18 March 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1104312
English Heritage Legacy ID: 474679
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 GROVE ROAD SOUTH, Southsea
774-1/13/354 (West side)
Formerly known as: Devonshire House GROVE ROAD SOUTH.
Villa, now offices. 1850. Probably by TE Owen. Stuccoed. Low
pitch Welsh slate roof, right part hipped, rendered stack to
left and right of centre.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, attic and basement, right part 2 storeys.
4 bays (1:2:1). On right is a projecting single storey
entrance porch; 4 stone steps approach a 2-leaf 4-panelled
door with 12-pane overlight, bracketed cornice and block
parapet. Left and right return to porch has a 12-pane sash.
Recessed right part behind porch has on first floor a 12-pane
sash with flat arch between shaped eaves brackets. Projecting
bracketed eaves to right and left parts. Centre part projects
slightly and has a 2-storey segmental bay with 2 sashes, first
floor band, 2 further sashes, block parapet and moulded
coping. On recessed left part is a similar sash on ground and
first floor. Each sash has a 6-pane top leaf and 3-pane bottom
leaf with 36-pane leaded lights under, and set under flat
stuccoed arch. Second floor sillband. Centre part has 2-leaf
round-headed attic casement set under round stuccoed arch,
architrave and flanking pilasters, facing gable with broken
pediment and flanking paired brackets. On left is a 6-pane
sash set between shaped eaves brackets.
INTERIOR not inspected.
(Portsmouth Papers No.32: Riley RC: The House & Inhabitants of
Thomas Ellis Owen's Southsea: 1980-).
Listing NGR: SZ6443499181
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