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Crescent House

A Grade II Listed Building in Southsea, City of Portsmouth

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7881 / 50°47'17"N

Longitude: -1.0889 / 1°5'20"W

OS Eastings: 464316

OS Northings: 99121

OS Grid: SZ643991

Mapcode National: GBR VRC.L3

Mapcode Global: FRA 87L0.CLB

Entry Name: Crescent House

Listing Date: 25 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387151

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475060

Location: Portsmouth, PO5

County: City of Portsmouth

Electoral Ward/Division: St Jude

Parish: Southsea

Built-Up Area: Portsmouth

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Southsea St Jude

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text


PORTSMOUTH

SZ6499 QUEEN'S CRESCENT, Southsea
774-1/13/400 (West side)
25/09/72 Crescent House

GV II

Villa. 1847. By TE Owen. Stuccoed. Low pitch Welsh slate roof,
projecting rendered stack to left at centre of facing gable
and stack to far right.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 3 bays (right bay wide). Centre bay
projects and has banded rustication to ground floor.
Italianate features. At centre is a 9-panelled door with
fanlight recessed within porch with open round-arched
entrance, scrolled carved brackets to soffit. Heavy moulded
band at first floor broken at stack and plain across bay
window. At first floor is a round-arched sash margin glazed,
shaped brackets as imposts, sillband broken at stack, facing
gable with projecting verge and moulded bargeboard, shaped
brackets to verge and eaves. To right is a 2-storey
rectangular tripartite bay, ground and first floor each have 3
narrow 4-pane sashes, pilasters divide lights to ground floor.
At far left on first floor is a round-arched margin glazed
sash, facing gable with shaped bargeboard and central stack.
On left return the garden front facing Kent Road is stepped
back from west to east in 3 bays, first 2 bays have low pitch
facing gables.
INTERIOR not inspected.
(Lloyd DW: Buildings of Portsmouth and its Environs:
Portsmouth: 1974-: 93; Portsmouth Papers No.32: Riley RC: The
House & Inhabitants of Thomas Ellis Owen's Southsea: 1980-).

Listing NGR: SZ6425599150

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