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Latitude: 50.792 / 50°47'31"N
Longitude: -1.1094 / 1°6'33"W
OS Eastings: 462867
OS Northings: 99532
OS Grid: SZ628995
Mapcode National: GBR VN3.R6
Mapcode Global: FRA 87K0.3LT
Entry Name: Customs Watch House with Attached Walkway and Observation Hut
Listing Date: 25 September 1972
Last Amended: 18 March 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1386827
English Heritage Legacy ID: 474237
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
SZ6299 BATH SQUARE, The Point
774-1/11/438 (West side)
25/09/72 Customs Watch-house with attached
walkway and observation hut
(Formerly Listed as:
Her Majesty's Customs Waterguard
Customs watchouse, now house, with attached walkway and
observation hut. Late C18, altered, with 1952 addition.
Walkway and observation hut late C19. Red brick with grey
headers in Flemish bond. Hipped mansard plain tile roof, brick
stack on right. Extension of red brick in stretcher bond.
Observation hut weatherboarded with pyramidal lead roof with
finial. 2 storeys with attic, 2 bays and 2-bay extension to
left. Double doors on right below segmental arch with brackets
from former cartouche above. First-floor sash window below
flat gauged brick arches. Late C20 lantern fixed to wall.
Brick dentil cornice and coped parapet. Late C20 2-light
dormer. Rear much altered with canted bay window. Renewed
attached walkway at first-floor level leads to observation
hut. INTERIOR not inspected.
Listing NGR: SZ6289499522
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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