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8, French Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Portsmouth, City of Portsmouth

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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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text


774-1/12/483 No.8


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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