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University of Portsmouth, School of Social and Historic Studies

A Grade II Listed Building in Portsmouth, Portsmouth

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Latitude: 50.7974 / 50°47'50"N

Longitude: -1.0991 / 1°5'56"W

OS Eastings: 463585

OS Northings: 100151

OS Grid: SU635001

Mapcode National: GBR VPR.F8

Mapcode Global: FRA 86LZ.MLR

Plus Code: 9C2WQWW2+X8

Entry Name: University of Portsmouth, School of Social and Historic Studies

Listing Date: 25 September 1972

Last Amended: 18 March 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386913

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474326

Location: Portsmouth, PO1

County: Portsmouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Charles Dickens

Built-Up Area: Portsmouth

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Portsea St George

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text


SU6300 BURNABY ROAD, Portsea
774-1/8/297 (West side)
25/09/72 University of Portsmouth, School of
Social and Historic Studies
(Formerly Listed as:
HQ Royal Engineers Assoc & CED
Dockyard Production Control Team


Barrack buildings, later HQ Royal Engineers Association and
CED Dockyard production Control Team Offices, now university
building. c1800, bays 3, 4 and 5 destroyed by bombing in WWII,
rebuilt and restored c1985. Red brick in Flemish bond. Welsh
slate roof with brick stack at each end and flanking central
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 15 bays. North-west range 1 storey 15
bays. Central 3 bay part projects slightly with at centre a
wide recessed brick panel set under segmental gauged brick
arch with 2 inserted narrow C20 casements. To left and right
is a 12-pane sash, each set under a flat gauged brick arch. To
left of central part are 5 unequal wood round-headed sashes,
each 11-panes with top radial glazing set under round gauged
brick arch, stone sill. Two sashes on left have recessed brick
aprons. On right is a bricked up doorway set under windows
each with recessed apron except each of the right 5 windows
has a 2-light 4-pane casement with radial glazing. At first
floor stone band and twelve 12-pane unequal sashes each set
under flat gauged brick arch, and on left are 3 taller 12-pane
sashes. Brick dentilled eaves cornice with curved stone
soffit. Centre part has facing stone pediment with
round-headed lunette set within brick tympanum.
Left return has facing stone pediment with brick tympanum and
round brick niche. Ground floor has two 12-pane sashes each
set under a flat gauged brick arch, wide recessed brick niche
to centre set under segmental gauged brick arch, stone band,
and on first floor 2 similar sashes with central narrow first
floor niche.
Right return similar but with flanking blinded windows at
first floor. C20 entrances at rear. 1 storey north west range
blinded on north face. On south face from left are eight
12-pane sashes each set under a flat stone lintel, then to
right are 4 paired C20 15-pane fixed metal casements with on
far right a similar single casement. C20 projecting entrances

between bays 3/4 and 10/11. Brick dentilled eaves course.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
(Lloyd DW: Buildings of Portsmouth and its Environs:
Portsmouth: 1974-: 82; The Buildings of England: Pevsner N &
Lloyd DW: Hampshire and the Isle of Wight: Harmondsworth:
1973-: 429).

Listing NGR: SU6357300109

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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