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Numbers 1-6 (Consecutive) and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Southsea, City of Portsmouth

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7879 / 50°47'16"N

Longitude: -1.0904 / 1°5'25"W

OS Eastings: 464210

OS Northings: 99102

OS Grid: SZ642991

Mapcode National: GBR VR4.MN

Mapcode Global: FRA 87L0.C0V

Entry Name: Numbers 1-6 (Consecutive) and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 25 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387225

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475152

Location: Southsea, Portsmouth, PO5

County: City of Portsmouth

Civil Parish: Southsea

Unitary Authority Ward: St Thomas

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Southsea St Jude

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text


PORTSMOUTH

SZ6499 SUSSEX TERRACE, Southsea
774-1/13/418 (North side)
25/09/72 Nos.1-6 (Consecutive)
and attached railings

GV II

Terrace of 6 houses. 1854-5. By TE Owen. Stuccoed. Low pitch
Welsh slated roof, pyramidal to end houses, rendered stack
with moulded cap on left of each house.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, end houses 4 storeys. 11 bays (1
wide/1/2/2/2/2/1wide). Banded rustication to ground floor
except 4 storey part of left end house. End houses are taller
and project forward. To the right of each of the 4 middle
houses and the 3-storey part of left end house is a projecting
porch with a horseshoe arched opening with incised voussoirs,
cornice at balcony level. 4 stone steps approach recessed
panelled door with overlight, Nos 1 and 4 with 3-panelled
door, No.2 has 4 panels and Nos 3 and 5 a 2-panelled door. On
left to each of the middle houses is a 6-pane sash set under
flat stuccoed arch. Low cast-iron railings to each basement
area. Running across first floor is a trellis verandah with
iron balcony, ornately patterned iron rails projecting over
each porch, fretted eaves and lead covered lean-to roof. At
first floor each of the middle houses has two 12-pane full
height sashes approaching balcony. Second floor sillband and
two 6-pane sashes each set under flat stuccoed arch. 3-storey
part of left end house has 1 similar first and second floor
sash. Projecting eaves. Each of the end houses has a 4-pane
sash. On first floor is a tripartite oriel window supported on
4 ornate brackets, three 4-pane sashes and a narrow 4-pane
sash on each side, cornice and lead tented roof. To second and
third floors is a 6-pane sash set under flat stuccoed arch,
moulded band between. Moulded architrave to second floor sash
of right end house. Projecting eaves with very long shaped
eaves brackets to corners and flanking third floor sash,
pyramidal roof with iron finial. Right end house has on the
right a 2-storey entrance wing, projecting band rusticated
porch with slate hood, recessed 4 flush panelled door with
fanlight. Glazed timber first floor with lean-to roof, 3 fixed
4-pane casements to front and right return each with wood
cambered head. On right return are three 12-pane round-headed
casements and on first floor to right of timber front is a
4-pane sash. Set at right angles is a recessed wing with
tripartite bay window with 3-pane casements. On first floor is
a 12-pane sash and on second floor a 6-pane sash, facing


gable.
INTERIOR not inspected.
(Lloyd DW: Buildings of Portsmouth and its Environs:
Portsmouth: 1974-: 69, 92, 93; Portsmouth Papers No.32: Riley
RC: The House & Inhabitants of Thomas Ellis Owen's Southsea:
1980-).

Listing NGR: SZ6421899102

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