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King James Gate

A Grade II Listed Building in Portsmouth, City of Portsmouth

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Latitude: 50.7958 / 50°47'44"N

Longitude: -1.0985 / 1°5'54"W

OS Eastings: 463630

OS Northings: 99971

OS Grid: SZ636999

Mapcode National: GBR VPV.71

Mapcode Global: FRA 86LZ.MW4

Entry Name: King James Gate

Listing Date: 18 March 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386909

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474322

Location: Portsmouth, PO1

County: City of Portsmouth

Electoral Ward/Division: St Thomas

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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

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Listing Text


774-1/12/4 (East side)
King James Gate


Gate. Dated 1687. Originally positioned in Broad Street,
demolished c1860 and re-erected in present position early C20.
Ashlar with later brick backing. Horizontal rusticated stone.
At centre is a tall round stone arched opening with moulded
architrave, incised voussoirs with keystone and moulded
impost, flanking paired full height Corinthian pilasters,
entablature and block parapet projecting over pilasters. Each
of the lower flanking wings has a projecting round stone
arched opening with keystone, imposts and flanking pilasters,
recessed C20 2-leaf 5-panelled door. Moulded cornice and block
parapet. Centre archway has 2-leaf curved ornamental iron
gates with scrolls, marginal pierced motifs and spear

Listing NGR: SZ6363099971

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