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Halifax Building Society

A Grade II Listed Building in Portsmouth, City of Portsmouth

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7996 / 50°47'58"N

Longitude: -1.0912 / 1°5'28"W

OS Eastings: 464140

OS Northings: 100399

OS Grid: SU641003

Mapcode National: GBR VR0.B6

Mapcode Global: FRA 86LZ.JP2

Entry Name: Halifax Building Society

Listing Date: 25 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387017

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474433

Location: Portsmouth, PO1

County: City of Portsmouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Charles Dickens

Built-Up Area: Portsmouth

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Portsea All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text


PORTSMOUTH

SU6400SW COMMERCIAL ROAD, Landport
774-1/21/260 (West side)
25/09/72 No.105
Halifax Building Society

II

Building society. c1900-20. Portland stone and granite. Roof
concealed. Baroque style.
3 storeys, 5 bays. Polished granite ground floor articulated
by horizontal rusticated piers. To left and to right is an
8-panelled door with flanking banded pilasters, heavy brackets
support cornice and bowed stone parapet. At centre are 3 large
recessed casements, frieze and cornice run across. First floor
has 5 recessed sashes with architrave and keystone; alternate
scrolled open and triangular pediments, set within heavy
horizontal banded rustication with egg-and-dart band at window
heads. On second floor outer bays only are rusticated with
flanking Doric pilasters, centre bay has flanking Doric
attached columns; 5 sashes, centre 3 are each framed by Doric
columns, frieze and cornice; outer sashes each set in Gibbs
surround with keystone and cornice. Entablature with modillion
cornice and parapet with balusters divided by piers.
INTERIOR not inspected.


Listing NGR: SU6417200284

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