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Strathearn Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Southsea, City of Portsmouth

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387215

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475142

Location: Portsmouth, PO4

County: City of Portsmouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Eastney and Craneswater

Parish: Southsea

Built-Up Area: Portsmouth

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Southsea St Simon

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text


PORTSMOUTH

SZ6498 SOUTH PARADE, Southsea
774-1/15/409 Strathearn Hotel
25/09/72

II

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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