Building Number 1/121 Former Commissioners Stables

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Go Historic ID
691766
Names
Building Number 1/121 Former Commissioners Stables
Coordinates
50.8023100° N, 1.1046850° W
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Listed on
Grade II listed building
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Timeline

13 Aug 1999

Building Number 1/121 Former Commissioners Stables designated a Grade II listed building

National Heritage List for England Data

Building Number 1/121 Former Commissioners Stables 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 Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing.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
1244550
Grade
II
Name
BUILDING NUMBER 1/121 FORMER COMMISSIONERS STABLES
Location
BUILDING NUMBER 1/121 FORMER COMMISSIONERS STABLES, SHORT ROW
District
City of Portsmouth
Grid Reference
SU 63187 00687

SU 6300 NW SHORT ROW (North side) HM Naval Base 774-1/29/180 Building No 1/121, former Commissioner's stables

GV II

Dockyard commissioner's stables; now photographic laboratory and garage. 1740 (Property Register); C19 and C20 alterations. Painted brick. Plain tile roof, hipped at left end with a single mid-late C20 brick chimney in front roof slope. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Canted 4 + 3 bays with straight joint between. Right-hand section has close-spaced 1st-floor windows. On ground floor 2 double board garage doors with small-paned overlights. On 1st floor, short unequally-hung 12-pane sashes with exposed boxes in reveals, set below moulded wooden eaves band. Left-hand section has 2 early-C20 doorways in part-glazed pent porches each with a segmental-arched 12-pane sash to its right and at centre of this section a former segmental-arched entrance, now window. On 1st floor, three 12- pane sashes and, on right, a short unequally-hung 12-pane sash; moulded wooden eaves band. INTERIOR: central section retains some C18 panelling on each floor, including some in entrance hall; door of 6 raised and fielded panels to stair which rises along rear wall; board-lined rooms. HISTORY: closely associated with the 1787 Commissioner's House (qv), and a notable early example comparable with the officers' stables at Chatham (qv). (Source: HM Naval Base Portsmouth -Property Register: 1992: 6; Plans of His Majesty's Dockyard at Portsmouth: 1774).

Listing NGR: SU6299200361

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Bibliography

  1. “BUILDING NUMBER 1/121 FORMER COMMISSIONERS STABLES.” The National Heritage List for England. Web. Accessed 8 Oct. 2013. <https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1244550>