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Customs Watch House with Attached Walkway and Observation Hut

A Grade II Listed Building in Portsmouth, City of Portsmouth

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text


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:
BATH SQUARE
Her Majesty's Customs Waterguard
Office)

GV II

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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