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Spice Island Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Portsmouth, Portsmouth

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Latitude: 50.7924 / 50°47'32"N

Longitude: -1.109 / 1°6'32"W

OS Eastings: 462897

OS Northings: 99585

OS Grid: SZ628995

Mapcode National: GBR VN5.TP

Mapcode Global: FRA 86KZ.XDT

Plus Code: 9C2WQVRR+XC

Entry Name: Spice Island Inn

Listing Date: 25 September 1972

Last Amended: 18 March 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386891

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474303

Location: St. Thomas, Portsmouth, PO1

County: 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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SZ6299 BROAD STREET, The Point
774-1/11/453 (West side)
25/09/72 Nos.63 AND 65
Spice Island Inn
(Formerly Listed as:
The Coal Exchange Public House)
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.63 AND 65
The Lone Yachtsman)


2 public houses, now one. Early C19, extensive alterations
1991. Grey header bricks, red brick dressings, stucco to
ground floor. Plain tile mansard roof. 3 storeys and attic.
Former Lone Yachtsman public house of 3 x 5 bays linked by
3-bay 1991 infill to former Coal Exchange public house of 1 x
4 bays.
EXTERIOR: Broad Street elevation (former Lone Yachtsman PH):
late C20 central door with C20 windows to left and right.
Pilasters at corners and half-width pilasters between door and
windows with frieze and cornice over, mosaic tiles to fascia
with original inscription "Brickwoods Brilliant Ales". 2
sashes on first floor and 3 on second floor, each of 12-panes,
and set under flat brick gauged arch, first floor has blind
central window with covering sign which reads "The Union
Tavern". Brick dentil band with moulded stone capping over
second-floor windows; stone coped parapet. 2 flat-roofed
dormer windows, each with 4-pane sash. C20 extension on left.
Right return to Bath Square similar, 5 bays with ground-floor
mosaic tile fascia inscribed "Brickwoods Brilliant Ales and
Stout. Wines and Spirits". 3 dormers. To right 3-bay 1991
stuccoed infill, replacing 1962 infill.
Further right former "Coal exchange" public house, early C19
much altered. Large C20 window on first floor. Second floor
has C20 casement window set in original surround. Coped
parapet over. Return of this section (on to Bath Square) has
late C19 windows to left and right; fascia and moulded cornice
over. First floor partly painted black, has C20 door and
window on left leading to narrow C20 balcony with attached
railings and large C20 window on right with brick infill below
sill. Four C20 casement windows set in original openings with
flat gauged brick arches to 2nd floor. Coped parapet. 2

dormers. C20 lantern attached to corner.
INTERIOR: north wall of former Coal Exchange Public House has
C18 timber framing with brick infill.

Listing NGR: SZ6292699463

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