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Latitude: 50.791 / 50°47'27"N
Longitude: -1.105 / 1°6'17"W
OS Eastings: 463181
OS Northings: 99429
OS Grid: SZ631994
Mapcode National: GBR VNT.9J
Mapcode Global: FRA 87K0.5BG
Entry Name: 8, French Street
Listing Date: 16 December 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1333242
English Heritage Legacy ID: 474623
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 FRENCH STREET
Also known as: Popinjays Warehouse FRENCH STREET.
Also known as: The Mayors Stables FRENCH STREET.
Warehouse. Original fabric on ground floor possible late
medieval but certainly in existence by late C16 or early C17,
upper floors C18 with some patching of c1800. Ground floor
north and south elevations of limestone blocks, above red
brick in a mixture of English garden wall bond and Flemish
bond. Plain tiled roof with half hip to west. 2 storeys. West
front has 2 cambered window openings and central hoist with
cambered opening. Cambered door to ground floor.
INTERIOR has 4-bay queen post roof with inserted ridgepiece
and diagonal tension braces.
(Post-Medieval Archaeology : Vol 20 : 1986: Fox R & Barton KJ:
Excavations at Oyster Street, Portsmouth, Hampshire: 34, 61,
63, 78, F11).
Listing NGR: SZ6318799430
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