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Church of St Patrick

A Grade II Listed Building in Milton, City of Portsmouth

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7904 / 50°47'25"N

Longitude: -1.0634 / 1°3'48"W

OS Eastings: 466112

OS Northings: 99396

OS Grid: SZ661993

Mapcode National: GBR VWF.CJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 87N0.3KB

Entry Name: Church of St Patrick

Listing Date: 25 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387112

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474529

Location: Portsmouth, PO4

County: City of Portsmouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Milton

Built-Up Area: Portsmouth

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Milton St James

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text


PORTSMOUTH

SZ69NE EASTFIELD ROAD, Eastney
774-1/6/155 (South side)
25/09/72 Church of St Patrick

II

Church. 1906. By GE Smith. Red brick in stretcher bond. Slate
roof.
PLAN: 5-bay nave. Sanctuary at west end (liturgical east).
North wing with central main entrance porch and vestibule with
chapel and balcony stairs to east and community room to west.
South wing has balcony stairs to east with choir vestry and
sacristy chapel to west.
EXTERIOR: north face: central 3 bays project with porch
opening at centre, round stone arch and jambs. At rear is a
2-leaf round-headed door with lower boarded panels and each
leaf has 6-pane top panel. Stone ogee dripstone over entrance,
flat stone dentilled cornice and niche with moulded round
stone arch, imposts and short flanking attached columns with
foliated capitals set within recessed corners, rusticated
stone jambs. Flanking the porch, and at each end, is a
battered brick pilaster terminating above eaves with slightly
curved stone coping. On each side of porch the bay has a stone
3-light traceried window with wide centre light and narrow
flanking lights, round stone arch, keystone and rusticated
jambs, leaded lights. The porch and each flanking bay has a
facing semicircular stone coped gable with kneelers set
between pilasters. At far left (east) the recessed chapel has
at high level a 2-light wide transomed and mullioned stone
window with leaded lights set under flat stone eaved arch. At
far right (west) is a semicircular 3-light stone mullioned
window with leaded lights.
West face: at centre of nave are 5 mullioned and traceried
stone windows with leaded lights, each set under round-headed
stone arch. Centre 3 windows taller than flanking. Stone
oculus set in facing stone coped gable with kneelers. Far left
(north) wing has facing semicircular stone coped gable.
East face: on right (north) is a slightly projecting porch
with recessed 2-leaf boarded door, upper part glazed with
leaded lights set under round stone arch, splayed and curved
stone jambs, keystone and keyed jambs, serpentine moulded
stone coping. At first floor are two 2-light stone mullioned
windows with leaded lights, splayed stone jambs, and set under
flat stone arch. Moulded brick eaves. To left (south) is the
slightly projecting nave with 5-light stone mullioned and
transomed window with leaded lights, keystone and rusticated


jambs, each light with round stone arch. Above is a large
7-light Geometrical traceried stone window with leaded lights
set under segmental stone arch, rusticated jambs. Facing
semicircular stone coped gable. Round stone turret to each
side of nave, each with 4 corner tapering columns rising above
eaves cornice, stone dome. Each side of turret has a 2-light
stone traceried window. To left (south) is a porch with 2-leaf
door and high level window similar to far right.
INTERIOR: 5-bay nave has 4 curved hammer beam trusses with
moulded wall posts supported on stone corbels, boarded ceiling
to underside of rafters. Balcony at east end with moulded
timber front panels. Set in front of east window. Sanctuary at
west (liturgical east) end with traceried windows set within
recessed wall face with round arch. Church windows have
partial stained glass.
(Balfour A: Portsmouth: Highgate Hill, London: 1970-: 70;
Lloyd DW: Buildings of Portsmouth and its Environs:
Portsmouth: 1974-: 131; The Buildings of England: Pevsner N &
Lloyd DW: Hampshire and the Isle of Wight: Harmondsworth:
1967-: 443; Offord J: Churches, Chapels and Places of Worship
on Portsea Island: 1989-: 37).

Listing NGR: SZ6658898977

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