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Gatcombe House

A Grade II Listed Building in Hilsea, City of Portsmouth

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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

Plus Code: 9C2WRWGM+H7

Entry Name: Gatcombe House

Listing Date: 25 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387032

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474448

Location: Hilsea, Portsmouth, PO2

County: City of Portsmouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Hilsea

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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

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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,
altered c1985.
(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:
1967-: 430).

Listing NGR: SU6582903408

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