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Latitude: 50.8265 / 50°49'35"N
Longitude: -1.0668 / 1°4'0"W
OS Eastings: 465822
OS Northings: 103409
OS Grid: SU658034
Mapcode National: GBR VVW.8F
Mapcode Global: FRA 86NX.879
Entry Name: Gatcombe House
Listing Date: 25 September 1972
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1387032
English Heritage Legacy ID: 474448
Location: Portsmouth, PO2
County: City of Portsmouth
Electoral Ward/Division: Hilsea
Built-Up Area: Portsmouth
Traditional County: Hampshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire
Church of England Parish: Portsea St Mark, North End
Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth
SU60SE COPNOR ROAD, Hilsea
774-1/4/9 (West side)
25/09/72 Gatcombe House
Large country house, later offices for the former Hilsea
Barracks, still later students hostel, now builders offices.
1780-1800, additional wings 1887. Restored and altered c1985.
Yellow brick in Flemish bond, stone dressings. 3 Welsh slated
hipped roofs, brick stack at right of centre wing and right of
right wing. T-shaped plan.
EXTERIOR: 10 bays (3:5:3) 3 storeys. Centre part of 5 bays
projects. Top 2 storeys of north wing added 1985. At centre 4
stone steps approach a recessed half glazed 9-pane door,
fanlight with patterned radial glazing set under round brick
arch, panelled reveals and soffits. Doorway has flanking stone
engaged Roman Ionic columns, broken entablature and open
dentilled pediment. On left and right is a 1-storey C19
rectangular brick bay each with 2 front sashes and 1 sash to
each return set under flat gauged brick arches, brick dentil
band and stone coped parapet. Each of the left and right
recessed wings has three 9-pane sashes. On first floor are
eleven 12-pane sashes and on second floor eleven 6-pane
sashes, each sash set under flat gauged brick arch with stone
sill; brick dentil band and stone coped parapet. Rear
elevation includes 3 and 2-storey red brick extensions,
(Lloyd DW: Buildings of Portsmouth and its Environs:
Portsmouth: 1974-: 26, 28, 31, 153; The Buildings of England:
Lloyd D: Hampshire and the Isle of Wight: Harmondsworth:
Listing NGR: SU6582903408
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