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Lamp columns to pavement on south side

A Grade II Listed Building in Southsea, City of Portsmouth

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7805 / 50°46'49"N

Longitude: -1.0918 / 1°5'30"W

OS Eastings: 464122

OS Northings: 98269

OS Grid: SZ641982

Mapcode National: GBR VQX.RV

Mapcode Global: FRA 87L0.Y61

Entry Name: Lamp columns to pavement on south side

Listing Date: 18 March 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386968

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474384

Location: Portsmouth, PO5

County: City of Portsmouth

Electoral Ward/Division: St Jude

Parish: Southsea

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Southsea St Jude

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text

SZ69NW
774-1/5/329

PORTSMOUTH
Southsea
CLARENCE ESPLANADE
Lamp Columns to pavement on south side

II

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

Columns spaced at varying intervals between 65 and 115 metres. 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. Manufacturers plate on base. 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 column at west of Inkerman monument (not included) which has two later lamp glasses each with metal hood. Some lanterns have broken or parts missing and the column adjacent to Inkerman monument is missing but pedestal intact.

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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