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Latitude: 50.787 / 50°47'13"N
Longitude: -1.0895 / 1°5'22"W
OS Eastings: 464281
OS Northings: 98997
OS Grid: SZ642989
Mapcode National: GBR VR9.HV
Mapcode Global: FRA 87L0.KC4
Plus Code: 9C2WQWP6+Q6
Entry Name: 51 and 53, Kent Road
Listing Date: 25 September 1972
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1245533
English Heritage Legacy ID: 474823
Location: St. Jude, Portsmouth, PO5
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 KENT ROAD, Southsea
774-1/13/371 (North side)
25/09/72 Nos.51 AND 53
Pair of semi detached villas, No.51 now 3 flats, No.53 offices
and flat. 1844. By TE Owen. Stuccoed. Welsh slate roof, centre
of No.51 hipped and No.53 has pair of hipped roofs, No.51 has
a rendered stack to left and right of centre part, and No.53
has similar stack to left and right.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, No.51 has flanking 2 storey parts, Nos 51
and 53 each have 4 bays. Central 3-storey part of No.51 and
left part of No.53 each have rusticated flanking quoin strips
to ground and first floors with incised panelled strips to
second floor. Recessed 2-storey right part of No.51 has
4-panelled door on left, upper panels glazed, narrow long
flanking fixed casements, all set within projecting rusticated
flat roofed porch, cornice and broken parapet with inset iron
railings. On right is a 4-pane sash and on first floor two
6-pane sashes, each set under flat stuccoed arch with incised
voussoirs, first floor moulded band and sillband. At centre is
a 2-storey tripartite canted bay to ground and first floor,
each with centre 6-pane sash and flanking narrow sashes, coped
parapet. Second floor has a 6-pane sash. On left, 2-storey
part has on ground and first floor a 6-pane sash each set
under flat stuccoed arch with incised voussoirs. Right part of
No.53 is recessed and has on left a 2-storey projecting
entrance porch with 6-panelled door and overlight, 12-pane
sash on first floor, cornice and block parapet. On right is a
C20 extension with 16-pane sash to first and second floors. On
left No.53 has a 2-storey bow window with two 16-pane sashes
on each floor, each set under cambered arch, cornice and
parapet with iron guard rails to balcony. Second floor has C20
2-leaf casement leading to balcony.
INTERIOR not inspected.
(Portsmouth Papers No.32: Riley RC: The House & Inhabitants of
Thomas Ellis Owen's Southsea: 1980-).
Listing NGR: SZ6428798995
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