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Dover Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Southsea, Portsmouth

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Latitude: 50.7865 / 50°47'11"N

Longitude: -1.0902 / 1°5'24"W

OS Eastings: 464229

OS Northings: 98943

OS Grid: SZ642989

Mapcode National: GBR VR5.BQ

Mapcode Global: FRA 87L0.K2L

Plus Code: 9C2WQWP5+JW

Entry Name: Dover Court

Listing Date: 18 March 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245535

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474825

Location: St. Jude, Portsmouth, PO5

County: 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

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Listing Text


SZ6498 KENT ROAD, Southsea
774-1/15/373 (South side)
Dover Court


House, now school. 1848-49. By TE Owen. Roughcast. Welsh slate
roof, brick stack on right.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attic, tower bay 4 storeys, 5 bays.
Right hand bay and bay to right of tower each have facing
gable. Rusticated stone strips to quoins. Entrance porch on
left of right bay 1 storey and attic, has 3 pointed arches
with stone dressings, and within recess paired pointed arches.
Door on left of porch with pointed fanlight. Gable facing
dormer over with 6-pane casements. On right 4-light stone
mullion and transomed window with two 3-pane lower casements
and two 2-pane upper casements set in rusticated stone
surround, drip stone label with moulded bosses, first floor
window similar with two 3-pane casements, attic has narrow
casement, projecting bracketed eaves to gable. To left of
porch small fixed 12-pane casement set in rusticated stone
surround with dripstone label. On first floor stone mullion
and transomed window with rusticated stone surround and
4-centred arch with dripstone, has two 3-pane lower casements
and two 2-pane upper casements, each under lancet arch, attic
has narrow casement in rusticated stone surround. To left
tower bay has narrow 12-pane sash set in rusticated stone
surround with dripstone, first and second floor windows
similar, 3rd floor has paired casement in similar stone
surround with lancet arches and dripstones, bracketed cornice
and flat topped hipped roof. To left stone mullion and
transomed window similar to right bay, on first floor two
2-light casements in similar surrounds, no drip-stones. At
rear 2 projecting wings with similar windows. TE Owen's own
INTERIOR not inspected.
(Lloyd DW: Buildings of Portsmouth and its Environs:
Portsmouth: 1974-: 93; Portsmouth Papers No.32: Riley RC: The
House & Inhabitants of Thomas Ellis Owen's Southsea: 1980-).

Listing NGR: SZ6398699116

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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