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Latitude: 50.8012 / 50°48'4"N
Longitude: -1.0991 / 1°5'56"W
OS Eastings: 463586
OS Northings: 100567
OS Grid: SU635005
Mapcode National: GBR VPS.2G
Mapcode Global: FRA 86LZ.7NC
Plus Code: 9C2WRW22+F9
Entry Name: Hms Nelson: Former Barracks (Building Number 14)
Listing Date: 25 September 1972
Last Amended: 18 March 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1387148
English Heritage Legacy ID: 475057
Location: Charles Dickens, Portsmouth, PO1
County: City of Portsmouth
Electoral Ward/Division: Charles Dickens
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Portsmouth
Traditional County: Hampshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire
Church of England Parish: Portsea St George
Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth
Tagged with: Architectural structure
SU6300 QUEEN STREET
774-1/8/99 (North side)
25/09/72 HMS Nelson: former barracks
(Formerly Listed as:
HMS Victory Barracks, Building
Formerly known as: Anglesey Barracks QUEEN STREET.
Army barracks, now naval barracks. 1847-48, altered mid C20.
Red brick in Flemish bond with ashlar dressings. Concealed
roof, with brick stacks.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys. 3;16 window range. Originally forming the
centrepiece and right-hand wing of a longer range. Ashlar
plinth, 1st-floor band, and eaves cornice below
concrete-rendered parapet. 12-pane sashes in reveals with flat
gauged brick arches and stone sills. Double board doors with
4-pane overlights, each in ashlar architrave with piers,
frieze, cornice and blocking course, which runs into the
1st-floor band. Above each door a tripartite window with
wooden mullions and windows of 4, 12 and 4-panes. Former
centrepiece projects below pediment with oculus and above, a
console-bracketed plinth which formerly supported the statue
of a lion (now in Wardroom garden, qv).
Wing: 2 left and 3 right bays project slightly; 2 entrances.
Rear ground-floor iron Doric colonnade broken by two C20
3-storey, 2-bay projections. At left corner inverted cannon
INTERIOR: entrances lead into stairhalls from which rise stone
stairs with stick balusters.
HISTORY: the barracks were originally part of the army's
Anglesea Barracks and were incorporated into the first naval
barracks HMS Victory in 1899. An interesting example of a
large mid C19 barracks, and one of the few that remain from
immediately before the Crimean War.
(Lloyd DW: Buildings of Portsmouth and its environs:
Portsmouth: 1974-: 82).
Listing NGR: SU6373200461
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