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Latitude: 50.7919 / 50°47'30"N
Longitude: -1.1007 / 1°6'2"W
OS Eastings: 463482
OS Northings: 99536
OS Grid: SZ634995
Mapcode National: GBR VPH.V6
Mapcode Global: FRA 87L0.106
Entry Name: Number 132 1/2 and Attached Railings
Listing Date: 25 September 1972
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1333196
English Heritage Legacy ID: 474781
Location: Portsmouth, PO1
County: City of Portsmouth
Electoral Ward/Division: St Thomas
Built-Up Area: Portsmouth
Traditional County: Hampshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire
Church of England Parish: St Thomas of Canterbury, Portsmouth
Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth
SZ6399 HIGH STREET
774-1/12/45 (North West side)
25/09/72 No.132 1/2 and attached railings
House now offices and attached railings. Mid C19. Stuccoed.
Roof concealed, rendered stack at right.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and basement, 5 bays. Centre 3 bays
rusticated on ground floor. Projecting end bays are flanked
with pilaster strips with bold Greek key pattern to first and
second floors, 4-panelled door, upper panels glazed, and with
segmental fanlight on left and on right within the outer bays
and each set back within porches. Each entrance flanked by
panelled pilaster strips and with shaped brackets to cornice.
3 sashes between doors each 12-panes set within plain
surround, panel above with wreath moulding, central patera,
panel below sill. Over each head long shaped paired brackets
with guilloche mouldings supporting first floor balcony which
is divided into 3 bays with coupled stuccoed piers and crossed
iron rails. Balconies to outer bays have iron balustrades
flanked by coupled stuccoed piers with elaborate scrolled
Baroque pedestal features crowned by spike ball at base, of
pilaster strips. Leading off first floor balconies 5 French
casements each set in plain surround with shaped carved
brackets supporting cornice. Second floor: 5 sashes, each 4
panes set in plain surround and with wreath moulding to sills
with paired console brackets. Block cornices. Over second
floor heavy moulded projecting cornice with paired shaped
brackets. Parapet over with flanking piers at corners of outer
INTERIOR: in corridor, Neo-Classical mythological relief
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: Attached heavy cast-iron railings and
gates at pavement.
(Lloyd DW: Buildings of Portsmouth and its Environs:
Portsmouth: 1974-: 44; The Buildings of England: Pevsner N &
Lloyd DW: Hampshire and the Isle of Wight: Harmondsworth:
Listing NGR: SZ6339899424
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