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Lamp columns on Promenade, south side

A Grade II Listed Building in Eastney and Craneswater, Portsmouth

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Latitude: 50.7804 / 50°46'49"N

Longitude: -1.0676 / 1°4'3"W

OS Eastings: 465830

OS Northings: 98278

OS Grid: SZ658982

Mapcode National: GBR VVS.B7

Mapcode Global: FRA 87N0.V7C

Plus Code: 9C2WQWJJ+4X

Entry Name: Lamp columns on Promenade, south side

Listing Date: 18 March 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387217

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475144

Location: Portsmouth, PO4

County: Portsmouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Eastney and Craneswater

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Southsea St Margaret of Scotland

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text


Lamp columns on Promenade, south side

Seventeen lamp columns. Early C20. Probably by Drew-Bear, Ransome and Perks, Engineers, London. Cast-iron.

Columns spaced at varying intervals between 70 and 90 metres. Each a tall round column with bulbous iron leaf motif at foot set on an ornate round fluted pedestal with moulded base and cap. Portsmouth City crest on pedestal. Manufacturers plate on base. Ionic capital two thirds distance up column, then ornate moulded and fretted ironwork at top with Portsmouth City crest at centre, paired swan neck arms each with attached hexagonal iron framed glass lantern to the five western columns, and later lamp glass with metal hood to remaining twelve columns. Some lamps have broken or missing parts.

Listing NGR: SZ6425599150

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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