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Latitude: 50.8071 / 50°48'25"N
Longitude: -1.0873 / 1°5'14"W
OS Eastings: 464408
OS Northings: 101230
OS Grid: SU644012
Mapcode National: GBR VRM.PW
Mapcode Global: FRA 86MY.S9F
Entry Name: Charles Dickens Birthplace Museum
Listing Date: 10 January 1953
Last Amended: 18 March 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1103850
English Heritage Legacy ID: 474977
Location: Portsmouth, PO1
County: City of Portsmouth
Electoral Ward/Division: Charles Dickens
Built-Up Area: Portsmouth
Traditional County: Hampshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire
Church of England Parish: Portsea All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth
SU6401 OLD COMMERCIAL ROAD, Landport
774-1/7/280 (West side)
Charles Dickens Birthplace Museum
(Formerly Listed as:
COMMERCIAL ROAD, Landport
House, now museum. Late C18. Red brick in Flemish bond. Plain
tile hipped roof, brick stack on right.
2 storeys, attic and basement, 2 bays. 5 stone steps with
flanking attached railings approach recessed 6-fielded panel
door, upper panels glazed, panelled reveals, flanking narrow
pilasters and cut pediment. On right and to first floor each
has two 12-pane sashes, ground floor sashes have attached
shutters. Brick dentil band with stone cap, stone coped
parapet. Hipped dormer with 6-pane sash.
Charles Dickens was born in this house on 7th February 1812.
It was then called 1 Mile End Terrace, Landport, or 387 Mile
End Road. Listed Grade I as the birthplace of Charles Dickens.
(Lloyd DW: Buildings of Portsmouth and its Environs:
Portsmouth: 1974-: 89; The Buildings of England: Pevsner N &
Lloyd DW: Hampshire and the Isle of Wight: Harmondsworth:
Listing NGR: SU6440801230
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