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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
Plus Code: 9C2WQWX5+RG
Entry Name: Halifax Building Society
Listing Date: 25 September 1972
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1387017
English Heritage Legacy ID: 474433
Location: Portsmouth, PO1
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
SU6400SW COMMERCIAL ROAD, Landport
774-1/21/260 (West side)
Halifax Building Society
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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