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The Old Vic Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Portsmouth, Portsmouth

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Latitude: 50.795 / 50°47'41"N

Longitude: -1.0945 / 1°5'40"W

OS Eastings: 463916

OS Northings: 99878

OS Grid: SZ639998

Mapcode National: GBR VQH.D7

Mapcode Global: FRA 86LZ.X03

Plus Code: 9C2WQWV4+X6

Entry Name: The Old Vic Public House

Listing Date: 18 March 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387197

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475119

Location: St. Thomas, Portsmouth, PO5

County: Portsmouth

Electoral Ward/Division: St Thomas

Built-Up Area: Portsmouth

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Southsea St Luke and St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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SU6399 ST PAUL'S ROAD, Landport
774-1/12/284 (East side)
The Old Vic Public House


Formerly known as: No.104 The Borough Arms ST PAUL'S ROAD
Public house. 1899. By AE Cogswell. Glazed brick and red brick
in stretcher bond, timber framing with stuccoed panels. Plain
tile roof with ornamental ridge piece.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys. 4 bays. Ground floor in brown glazed
brick with plinth. On far left, at right of centre, and far
right is a recessed 5-panelled door, upper panel to centre and
far right door glazed with etched glass. Each door has
mullioned overlight with segmental head set under fascia
glazed with stained glass leaded lights, lower half of
overlight to centre door blinded. At left of centre door are 2
and on right one 3-light transom and mullioned fixed casements
with segmental head set under fascia each with moulded brown
glazed faience sillband and recessed mosaic patterned apron.
To left of far left door and right of far right door is a
similar 1-light wide transomed casement. Flanking pilasters to
each door and window, each with brown glazed faience cap and
necking. Fascia with part of patterned mosaic face remaining,
brown glazed faience cornice. Centre 2 bays of first floor is
a jettied timber frame structure with stuccoed panels set on
13 heavy shaped brackets. Two 4-light wide transom and
mullioned fixed casements each with plain glass leaded lights
and a 4-pane fixed casement over transom. To left and right
the facade in red brick has on each side a canted mullion and
transomed oriel window each supported on 2 heavy shaped
brackets; 2 front casements and narrow flanking casements with
plain glass leaded lights and 3-pane casement over each
transom, flat roof with cornice. Jettied timber-framed third
floor with stuccoed panels, large shaped bracket at each end
and moulded bressumer. Ornate strapwork at each side and below
end casements. At centre are two 4-light mullion and transomed
casements each 8-panes and over transom 4-panes set under flat
timber lintel. Each of the 2 windows has a facing timber
framed half-hipped gable, projecting verge with shaped
bargeboards. To left and right is a 2-light wide transom set
under flat timber arch, facing gable with projecting verge and
shaped bargeboards and spike finial.
INTERIOR: the original etched glass door entrance screens and

bar fitting are intact.

Listing NGR: SZ6391699882

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