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Eastney Depot: Gas Engine House

A Grade II Listed Building in Milton, City of Portsmouth

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.789 / 50°47'20"N

Longitude: -1.0463 / 1°2'46"W

OS Eastings: 467320

OS Northings: 99264

OS Grid: SZ673992

Mapcode National: GBR VZ5.5X

Mapcode Global: FRA 87P0.B5V

Entry Name: Eastney Depot: Gas Engine House

Listing Date: 7 September 1973

Last Amended: 18 March 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104351

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474756

Location: Portsmouth, PO4

County: City of Portsmouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Milton

Built-Up Area: Portsmouth

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Milton St James

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text


PORTSMOUTH

SZ69NE HENDERSON ROAD, Eastney
774-1/6/166 (North side)
07/09/73 Eastney Depot: Gas Engine House
(Formerly Listed as:
HENDERSON ROAD, Eastney
Gas Engine House with 2 Gas Engines
at Portsmouth Corporation Pumping
Station)

GV II

Gas engine house with 2 gas engines. Formerly part of
Portsmouth Corporation Pumping station, now preserved as an
industrial monument. 1904. Red brick in Flemish bond. Welsh
slate roof.
2 storeys, 3 bays. Square rusticated brick quoin strips up to
window sill level then panelled pilasters to eaves. North
facing elevation has on right 10 stone steps descending below
ground level to entrance with brick stone copped flanking
walls with attached iron railings, recessed 2-leaf boarded
door with 24-pane overlight. On first floor three 16-pane
metal casements, each set under gauged brick segmental arch,
stone sill, brick band at sill level. Dentilled brick eaves. 3
original metal flues attached externally to wall. Right return
has 3 similar metal casements and facing gable with ornate
brick patterned dentils.
INTERIOR: contains 2 out of 3 of its original Crossley Engines
and Tongye Pumps.
Pump house, boiler house and chimney (qv) form a group with
the engine house (qv) and gas engine house.

Listing NGR: SZ6658898977

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

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