Bligh House

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
679172
Names
Bligh House
Coordinates
50.7884600° N, 1.0942920° W
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Listed on
Grade II listed building
listed building (England)

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Timeline

25 Sep 1972

Bligh House designated a Grade II listed building

National Heritage List for England Data

Bligh House 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 Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing.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
1386937
Grade
II
Name
BLIGH HOUSE
Location
BLIGH HOUSE, 78,78A AND 80, CASTLE ROAD
Parish
Southsea
District
City of Portsmouth
Grid Reference
SZ 63938 99156

PORTSMOUTH

SZ6399 CASTLE ROAD, Southsea 774-1/12/326 (North West side) 25/09/72 Nos.78, 78A AND 80 Bligh House (Formerly Listed as: CASTLE ROAD, Southsea Nos.78 AND 80)

GV II

Pair of houses, now house and 2 flats. c1830, late C20 alterations. Stuccoed. Welsh slate hipped roof, brick stack at centre. 3 storeys, 4 bays. Ground floor has horizontal rustication and stuccoed plinth. No.78 has door of 3 moulded panels on right with overlight. To left late C20 16-pane sash (replacing former bay window). No.80 has 3-panelled door on left, upper panel glazed, overlight. To right 16-pane sash. First floor has 4 12-pane sashes, each full length with access to iron balcony and set within reeded surrounds with corner blocks. Balcony supported on iron brackets with decorative iron railings having crossed bars with anthemion and Vitruvian scroll pattern panels. Band and moulded cornice over first floor forming sillband to four 6-pane second-floor sashes. Coped parapet. Right return has C20 added porch extension with entrance door to No.78A. Fire escape stairs. INTERIOR not inspected.

Listing NGR: SZ6405699301

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Bibliography

  1. “BLIGH HOUSE.” The National Heritage List for England. Web. Accessed 8 Oct. 2013. <https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1386937>