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Latitude: 50.7915 / 50°47'29"N
Longitude: -1.1008 / 1°6'2"W
OS Eastings: 463478
OS Northings: 99493
OS Grid: SZ634994
Mapcode National: GBR VPH.4S
Mapcode Global: FRA 87L0.0YZ
Entry Name: Buckingham House
Listing Date: 10 January 1953
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1104356
English Heritage Legacy ID: 474761
Location: Portsmouth, PO1
County: City of Portsmouth
Electoral Ward/Division: St Thomas
Built-Up Area: Portsmouth
Traditional County: Hampshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire
Church of England Parish: St Thomas of Canterbury, Portsmouth
Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth
SZ6399 HIGH STREET
774-1/12/31 (South East side)
10/01/53 Nos.10 1/2 AND 11
Formerly known as: The Spotted Dog HIGH STREET.
House, later public house, now offices and flats. C16 or early
C17 timber-framed house, altered and refronted late C17 or
early C18 and later rendered. Plain tile roofs, No.10 1/2 with
brick stack to right.
No.10 1/2 of 2 storeys and attic, 2 1/2 bays. No.11 of 2 and 3
storeys, 2 bays. No.10 1/2 has projecting 1/2 bay on left with
recessed door of 6 panels (2 flush, 2 fielded and 2 glazed),
set in moulded architrave; first floor blind. On right,
16-pane sash below rusticated round arch from which rises
pilaster separating 2 round-arched first floor sashes with
glazing bars and similarly treated arches; coped parapet; 2
flat-roofed dormers. No.11 has 2-storey bay on left with door
as No.10 1/2 but with heavy carved brackets supporting
cornice; blind 1st floor. 2 sashes to each floor of right-hand
bays, in flush wood architraves, on ground and 1st floors of
12 panes with bracketed cornices over, on 2nd floor of 9
unequally-hung panes. 1st floor sillband. Eaves cornice to
right bays below parapet.
INTERIOR: the interior has panelling and partly exposed timber
framing. A plaque on the wall records that "In this house
George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham was assassinated by John
Felton, 23 August 1628".
(Lloyd DW: Buildings of Portsmouth and its Environs:
Portsmouth: 1974-: 37 AND 38).
Listing NGR: SZ6339899424
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