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Lamp columns on Castle Esplanade, east of Southsea Castle (Castle not included)

A Grade II Listed Building in Southsea, Portsmouth

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Latitude: 50.7784 / 50°46'42"N

Longitude: -1.0829 / 1°4'58"W

OS Eastings: 464754

OS Northings: 98048

OS Grid: SZ647980

Mapcode National: GBR BDH.31R

Mapcode Global: FRA 87M1.1Y1

Plus Code: 9C2WQWH8+9R

Entry Name: Lamp columns on Castle Esplanade, east of Southsea Castle (Castle not included)

Listing Date: 18 March 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386919

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474333

Location: St. Jude, Portsmouth, PO5

County: Portsmouth

Electoral Ward/Division: St Jude

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Southsea St Simon

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Lamp columns on Castle Esplanade, east of Southsea Castle (Castle not included)

Five lamp columns. Early C20. Probably by Drew-Bear, Ransome and Perks, Engineers, London. Cast-iron.

Columns spaced at approximately 95 metre intervals. Each a tall round column with bulbous iron leaf motif at foot set on an ornate round fluted pedestal with moulded base and cap. Portsmouth City crest on pedestal. Ionic capital two thirds distance up column, then ornate moulded and fretted ironwork at top with Portsmouth City crest at centre, paired swan neck arms each with attached hexagonal iron-framed glass lantern with splayed soffit, except to the three western columns, each of which has two later glasses each with metal hood.

Listing NGR: SZ6425599150

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

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