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Quebec House

A Grade II Listed Building in St Thomas, City of Portsmouth

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7917 / 50°47'29"N

Longitude: -1.1095 / 1°6'34"W

OS Eastings: 462859

OS Northings: 99499

OS Grid: SZ628994

Mapcode National: GBR VN3.1R

Mapcode Global: FRA 87K0.3JR

Entry Name: Quebec House

Listing Date: 30 October 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386828

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474238

Location: Portsmouth, PO1

County: City of Portsmouth

Unitary Authority Ward: St Thomas

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: St Thomas of Canterbury, Portsmouth

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text


PORTSMOUTH

SZ6399 BATH SQUARE, The Point
774-1/11/439 (West side)
30/10/69 Quebec House

GV II

Bathing house, later hotel, now house. 1754, early and mid C19
alterations. Timber frame clad with weatherboarding with some
brick. Low-pitched Welsh slate hipped roof with rendered stack
to left and right ridges.
2 storeys, 3 bays. Late C19 main door to left of centre with
marginal glazing bars; door case with pilasters and corniced
entablature. C20 door to right. 12-pane sashes except for
8-pane window on right of ground floor, those on ground floor
with shutters. Moulded cornice to ground floor. Late C20 glass
roof light at centre. Left return: 3 bays with two 2-light
casement windows on ground floor, left window with leaded
glazing. First floor: to left, canted bay window with panelled
apron below, cornice over and small-pane glazed casements. On
right, 2 small-pane casements. INTERIOR not inspected.
Built 1754 by public subscription as a bathing house
containing baths replenished by harbour water. One of the
earliest buildings still existing connected with seabathing.
(Balfour A: Portsmouth: London: 1970-: 24; Lloyd DW: Buildings
of Portsmouth and its Environs: Portsmouth: 1974-: 51; The
Buildings of England: Pevsner N & Lloyd DW: Hampshire and the
Isle of Wight: Harmondsworth: 1967-: 456).

Listing NGR: SZ6285599502

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