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Bligh House

A Grade II Listed Building in Southsea, Portsmouth

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Latitude: 50.7885 / 50°47'18"N

Longitude: -1.0943 / 1°5'39"W

OS Eastings: 463938

OS Northings: 99156

OS Grid: SZ639991

Mapcode National: GBR VQJ.54

Mapcode Global: FRA 87L0.9HZ

Plus Code: 9C2WQWQ4+97

Entry Name: Bligh House

Listing Date: 25 September 1972

Last Amended: 18 March 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386937

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474353

Location: St. Thomas, Portsmouth, PO5

County: Portsmouth

Electoral Ward/Division: St Thomas

Built-Up Area: Portsmouth

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Southsea St Jude

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 16/02/2015


CASTLE ROAD (North West side),
Nos. 78, 78A, 78B and 80
Bligh House

(Formerly listed as Nos.78, 78A AND 80
Bligh House)

(Formerly Listed as: Nos.78 AND 80 CASTLE ROAD, Southsea)



Pair of houses, now house and flats. c1830, late C20
alterations. Stuccoed. Welsh slate hipped roof, brick stack at
centre. 3 storeys, 4 bays. Ground floor has horizontal
rustication and stuccoed plinth. No.78 has door of 3 moulded
panels on right with overlight. To left late C20 16-pane sash
(replacing former bay window). No.80 has 3-panelled door on
left, upper panel glazed, overlight. To right 16-pane sash.
First floor has 4 12-pane sashes, each full length with access
to iron balcony and set within reeded surrounds with corner
blocks. Balcony supported on iron brackets with decorative
iron railings having crossed bars with anthemion and Vitruvian
scroll pattern panels. Band and moulded cornice over first
floor forming sillband to four 6-pane second-floor sashes.
Coped parapet. Right return has C20 added porch extension with
entrance door to No.78A. Fire escape stairs.
INTERIOR not inspected.

Listing NGR: SZ6405699301

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