The Clock Tower (A Fleming Ssea Ltd)

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
679167
Names
The Clock Tower (A Fleming Ssea Ltd)
Coordinates
50.7894620° N, 1.0930730° W
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Listed on
Grade II listed building
listed building (England)

Location Map

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Timeline

18 Mar 1999

The Clock Tower (A Fleming Ssea Ltd) designated a Grade II listed building

National Heritage List for England Data

The Clock Tower (A Fleming Ssea Ltd) 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 Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing.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
1386932
Grade
II
Name
THE CLOCK TOWER (A FLEMING SOUTHSEA LTD)
Location
THE CLOCK TOWER (A FLEMING SOUTHSEA LTD), 44, CASTLE ROAD
Parish
Southsea
District
City of Portsmouth
Grid Reference
SZ 64023 99269

PORTSMOUTH

SZ6499 CASTLE ROAD, Southsea 774-1/13/325 No.44 The Clock Tower (A Fleming Southsea Ltd)

GV II

Antiques shop, later car showroom with flat, then reverted back to antiques shop. c1903. By WJ Walmsley. Ornamental panelled timber frame with stucco infill, brick in Flemish bond. Plain clay tiled roof with at left, centre and right 3 brick stacks each with moulded stone cap and a group of tall moulded clay chimney pots. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with attic to centre, 3 wide bays. On left the entrance is set within the splayed corner at junction with Great Southsea Street and has a 2-leaf half glazed door, right leaf 2-lights wide and left 1-light wide, with 1-light wide fixed screen on each side, overlight with intersecting curved glazing bars with diamond leaded light panel over, flanked by Ionic wood pilasters each with chevron moulded shaft within recessed panel. At each corner is an ornate figure head (made in the dockyard). Band fascia and cornice. First floor has a tripartite transomed oriel with front and flanking 2-light diamond leaded light casements, shaped wood apron, fascia and cornice with pediment over centre and a curved pediment over each flanking casement. Tall octagonal timber-framed tower base supporting square clocktower, bracket at each corner. Clock face on each side with curved wood pediment over bezel, cornice and scalloped lead swept tented roof with weathervane. In lieu of clock numerals are the letters ERNEST SMITH...

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Bibliography

  1. “THE CLOCK TOWER (A FLEMING SOUTHSEA LTD).” The National Heritage List for England. Web. Accessed 8 Oct. 2013. <https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1386932>