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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
Entry Name: Lamp columns on Promenade, south side
Listing Date: 18 March 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1387217
English Heritage Legacy ID: 475144
Location: Portsmouth, PO4
County: City of 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
SOUTHSEA ESPLANADE (South side)
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
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