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58-60, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Fareham, Hampshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8543 / 50°51'15"N

Longitude: -1.1734 / 1°10'24"W

OS Eastings: 458280

OS Northings: 106409

OS Grid: SU582064

Mapcode National: GBR 9B2.B5B

Mapcode Global: FRA 86FV.2PN

Entry Name: 58-60, High Street

Listing Date: 18 October 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1094286

English Heritage Legacy ID: 141625

Location: Fareham, Hampshire, PO16

County: Hampshire

District: Fareham

Town: Fareham

Electoral Ward/Division: Fareham East

Built-Up Area: Fareham

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Fareham St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text

SU 5806 SW
5231
1/32


HIGH STREET (East Side), Fareham
Nos. 58 to 60 (consec)

18.10.55.

II GV


House, later subdivided. Nos 58 and 59 are probably early C17 or earlier, refronted in the C18 and refurbished in the early C19. Some early C20 refenestration. No 60 appears to be early C19. Nos 58 and 59 are timberframed, refronted in painted brick with tiled roof. No 60 is of painted brick. Large off centre and additional end chimneystack with early C19 ceramic chimneypots. 2 storeys. 4 windows, lower southern bay is no 60. Nos 58 and 59 appear to have been a three bay lobby entrance house originally, later subdivided. Two parallel ranges to nos 58 and 59. No 60 appears an early C19 addition to the original burghage plot.

EXTERIOR: Front elevation has modillion cornice to nos 58 and 59 and early C20 casements with glazing bars. Union fireplaque fixed to first floor of no 58. The ground floor of no 58 has a left side plank door and right side early C19 curved bay shop window with flush-panelled C19 door, the top panels later glazed. No 59 has a tripartite cambered arched window and early C19 square bay shop window and six-fielded panelled door, the top two panels glazed. No 60 is of lower elevation with plinth and the brickwork is header bond. Tripartite window to first floor. Ground floor has an early C19 curved bay shop window and left side moulded architrave with four-panelled door. Rear elevation to nos 58 and 59 has three cambered tripartite windows to first floor and cambered doorcase with wide C18 door. Attached two storey C18 brick washhouse in header brickwork with plank doors and casement windows.

INTERIOR: No 59 has a C17 open fireplace with wooden bressumer and chamfered spine beam and floor joists to the ground floor front. No 58 has an exposed spine beam to the ground floor front room and upright posts and wattle and daub visible above. An upstairs rear room of no 59 has a wall painting along one wall of grapes and flowers such as roses and tulips which could date from either c1630 or c1731. The first floor has C18 wooden panelled partitions. Two early C19 winder staircases and plank doors. The ground floor front room of no 58 has an early C19 wooden fireplace with reeded architrave and paterae and china cupboard with serpentine shelves. The rear room has a simpler early C19 fireplace and plank door. The rear range of nos 58 and 59 is C18 with angled queenstruts, purlins and pegged rafters without ridgepiece. The roof to the front range which was not inspected was said to be relatively modern.

A timberframed building at least early C17 in origin, with C18 and early C19 alterations and many original features including a C17 or C18 wall painting.

[Buildings of England:Hampshire. p223.]


Listing NGR: SU5828206416

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