Portsmouth High School for Girls

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
571613
Names
Portsmouth High School for Girls
Coordinates
50.7879090° N, 1.0936370° W
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Listed on
Grade II listed building
listed building (England)

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Timeline

25 Sep 1972

Portsmouth High School for Girls designated a Grade II listed building

National Heritage List for England Data

Portsmouth High School for Girls is listed on the National Heritage List for England with the following data. Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing. Text courtesy of Historic England. © Crown Copyright, reprinted under the Open Government License.

List Entry ID
1271857
Grade
II
Name
PORTSMOUTH HIGH SCHOOL FOR GIRLS
Location
PORTSMOUTH HIGH SCHOOL FOR GIRLS, KENT ROAD
Parish
Southsea
District
City of Portsmouth
Grid Reference
SZ 63985 99095

PORTSMOUTH

SZ6399 KENT ROAD, Southsea 774-1/12/374 (North side) 25/09/72 Portsmouth High School for Girls

II

School. 1886. By Osborne Smith. Red brick in Flemish bond. Welsh slate roof with ornate brick stacks to left and right, and flanking centre. Neo-Dutch style. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and basement; 9 bays arranged 3:3:3. At centre an 8-panelled double door, upper panels glazed, set under rounded arch, flanked by 2 sashes, each 4 panes with 2 fixed panes over and set under rounded arches with roll moulded surrounds. Approach to entrance is up 11 stone steps with brick flanking balustrades and end piers. External stacks flanking centre channelled above gables and with brick cornices. On right three 4-pane sashes, with 2-pane ventilator lights over, set under rubbed brick segmental arches. On left 2 similar and 2 smaller sashes. Deep brick sillband. First floor has nine 12-pane sashes with 3-pane ventilator light over, each set under segmental brick arches with brick keystones. Brick dentilled cornice over. Second floor has 9 sashes each set under segmental brick arch with projecting brick labels, taller central sash to each of the 3 sections of 12 panes with 3-pane ventilator light over, and 12-pane flanking sashes. 3 shaped brick gables, outer gables with rounded tops and centre gable with pediment. Left and right returns have shaped gables and broad stacks. Projecting wing at rear. INTERIOR not inspected. (Lloyd DW: Buildings of Portsmouth and its Environs: 1974-: 106)...

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Bibliography

  1. “PORTSMOUTH HIGH SCHOOL FOR GIRLS.” The National Heritage List for England. Web. Accessed 8 Oct. 2013. <https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1271857>