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Description: 324, Portswood Road
Date Listed: 3 December 1964
English Heritage Building ID: 135896
OS Grid Reference: SU4332314607
OS Grid Coordinates: 443323, 114607
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9293, -1.3849
1. PORTSWOOD ROAD
SU 41 SW 10/203 3.12.64
Probably built circa 1770 by General Stibbert as a lodge to Portswood Park,
no longer extant. Strawberry Hill Gothic style 'Fortress' lodge on square
plan with corner towers. Two storeys stuccoed. Front to road with blocked
central pointed door. Upper floor with quatrefoil window, upper floor of
towers with small pointed windows, the right-hand one replaced by a sash.
The corner towers which project slightly have a band which is continued across
the centre. Battlemented parapet to centre. Sham top floor to towers with
small round window and battlements. Chimney stack rises above pediment on
front wall. South front similar, but with central pointed door with hood
mould. Ground floor of towers with pointed window each. Upper floor of towers
with quatrefoil windows. Central window with 3 pointed lights.
Listing NGR: SU4332314607
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Source: English Heritage
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