Swiss Cottage School House (Portsmouth High School for Girls)

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
571614
Names
Swiss Cottage School House (Portsmouth High School for Girls)
Coordinates
50.7878870° N, 1.0932250° W
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Listed on
Grade II listed building
listed building (England)

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Timeline

25 Sep 1972

Swiss Cottage School House (Portsmouth High School for Girls) designated a Grade II listed building

National Heritage List for England Data

Swiss Cottage School House (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 Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing.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
1271858
Grade
II
Name
SWISS COTTAGE SCHOOL HOUSE (PORTSMOUTH HIGH SCHOOL FOR GIRLS)
Location
SWISS COTTAGE SCHOOL HOUSE (PORTSMOUTH HIGH SCHOOL FOR GIRLS), KENT ROAD
Parish
Southsea
District
City of Portsmouth
Grid Reference
SZ 64014 99093

PORTSMOUTH

SZ6499 KENT ROAD, Southsea 774-1/13/364 (North side) 25/09/72 "Swiss Cottage" School House (Portsmouth High School for Girls) (Formerly Listed as: KENT ROAD, Southsea School House (Portsmouth High School for Girls))

II

Villa, now school house. 1833. By TE Owen. Painted brickwork. Welsh slate roof with 3 in line diagonally set brick stacks at centre, 1 on right of centre and 2 on far right. Asymmetrical. Gothicised. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 3 bays. At centre bay 3 stone steps approach a 2-storey projecting porch with ogee brick arch opening, recessed C20 door at rear. On right return is a narrow casement under similar brick arch, corbelled timber framing to first floor, facing gable and bargeboard. First floor has a small rectangular oriel window with 2-light mullioned 4-pane casements supported on brick corbels, cornice and slate hipped roof. On left is a 1-storey recessed part with verandah on far left which has 2 narrow ogee brick arched openings returning on south face, slate lean-to roof. On right of verandah is a slightly projecting facing gable with bargeboard with 2-light mullioned casement, each with segmental hood and set under 4-centred arch. On first floor of recessed bay behind is a 3-light casement, each light with 4-panes, set under flat brick arch with drip-stone. On right of porch is a 1 storey lean-to part with facing gable at centre similar to that on left of porch, 2 blinded lancet headed narrow casements...

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Bibliography

  1. “SWISS COTTAGE SCHOOL HOUSE (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/1271858>