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Latitude: 50.7794 / 50°46'45"N
Longitude: -1.0798 / 1°4'47"W
OS Eastings: 464976
OS Northings: 98157
OS Grid: SZ649981
Mapcode National: GBR VST.VW
Mapcode Global: FRA 87M1.34H
Entry Name: Strathearn Hotel
Listing Date: 25 September 1972
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1387215
English Heritage Legacy ID: 475142
Location: Portsmouth, PO4
County: City of Portsmouth
Electoral Ward/Division: Eastney and Craneswater
Built-Up Area: Portsmouth
Traditional County: Hampshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire
Church of England Parish: Southsea St Simon
Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth
SZ6498 SOUTH PARADE, Southsea
774-1/15/409 Strathearn Hotel
On left: house, now flats. 1860-2. By TE Owen. Stucco and
stone. Welsh slate roof, brick stack to right on rear pitch. 2
storeys, basement and attic, 2 bays.
On right: pair of houses, then hotel, now flats. c1880-90. Red
brick in stretcher bond, rendered dressings. Welsh slate
mansard roof, brick stack on left, right and centre. 3
storeys, basement and attic.
EXTERIOR: 4 first floor windows. Long and short rendered quoin
strips at corners. Left hand block has 2 gabled bays.
Projecting left bay has 3-light mullioned and transomed
casement window; right bay a shallow canted bay with similar
5-light windows, untransomed on 1st floor, with cornice and
crenellated parapet, 2-light casement to attic set within
gable. Left bay has 2-light mullioned casements on first floor
and 3 small casements to attic with centre casement taller.
Rear part in random rubble with irregular long and short stone
quoins, central 3-storey tower with cornice band and
crenellated parapet, small tower on right with corbelled stone
brackets. On left rectangular bay with slate hipped roof.
Narrow windows on all floors. Right-hand part has central
2-leaf, 6-panelled door at centre, lower panels moulded and
upper glazed; overlight. Fixed window light on right side of
door, pilasters flanking door and window with heavy shaped
brackets at top supporting cornice. The whole set within
ornate timber and glass porch. To left and to right,
full-height tripartite canted bay windows with 3 sashes,
rendered pilasters dividing lights. Ground floor sashes have
moulded rendered sills with brackets; moulded cornice over
first floor window heads with pediments over windows and
paired sashes to central bay; elaborate ironwork balustrade to
continuous, bracketed balcony on first and second floors with
rendered dressings. Frieze and cornice over second floor and
parapet blocking course. 4 dormers.
INTERIOR not inspected.
(Portsmouth Papers No.32: Riley RC: The House & Inhabitants of
Thomas Ellis Owen's Southsea: 1980-).
Listing NGR: SZ6508998147
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