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Crescent House

A Grade II Listed Building in Southsea, City of Portsmouth

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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

Plus Code: 9C2WQWQ6+6C

Entry Name: Crescent House

Listing Date: 25 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387151

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475060

Location: St. Jude, Portsmouth, PO5

County: City of Portsmouth

Electoral Ward/Division: St Jude

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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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774-1/13/400 (West side)
25/09/72 Crescent House


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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