Former Royal Naval Academy (Buildings Numbers 1/14, 1/116-19)

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
691767
Names
Former Royal Naval Academy (Buildings Numbers 1/14, 1/116-19)
Coordinates
50.8001460° N, 1.1054330° W
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Listed on
Grade II* listed building
listed building (England)

Location Map

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Timeline

13 Aug 1999

Former Royal Naval Academy (Buildings Numbers 1/14, 1/116-19) designated a Grade II* listed building

National Heritage List for England Data

Former Royal Naval Academy (Buildings Numbers 1/14, 1/116-19) 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 Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing.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
1244573
Grade
II*
Name
FORMER ROYAL NAVAL ACADEMY (BUILDINGS NUMBERS 1/14, 1/116-19) AND ATTACHED RAILINGS
Location
FORMER ROYAL NAVAL ACADEMY (BUILDINGS NUMBERS 1/14, 1/116-19) AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, COLLEGE ROAD
District
City of Portsmouth
Grid Reference
SU 63137 00446

SU 6300 SW COLLEGE ROAD (East Side) HM Naval Base 774-1/30/198 Former Royal Naval Academy (Buildings Nos 1114, 1116-19) and attached railings

GV II*

Royal Naval Academy, now offices and Officers' Mess, and attached railings. 1729-32; extensively remodelled 1808; bomb-damaged 1941 and parts subsequently rebuilt. Grey brick in header-bond with red brick and ashlar dressings. Hipped slate roof with brick stacks. PLAN: H-plan, asymmetrical with the cross-range near front; later additions across rear forming rear courtyard. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys with basement. West elevation has central (cross) range of 9 bays, the 3 at centre projecting; pedimented wings of 3 bays, with 3-bay inner returns. Rusticated ashlar quoins; ashlar floor bands and cornice. Red brick surrounds to windows and parapet. Windows are round-arched on ground floor, segmental-arched above, smaller on 2nd floor, and have sashes with glazing bars. Mid C20 C18-style rainwater pipes with bulbous heads. Central entrance; ashlar steps, railings removed, up to 6-panel door with frieze fanlight with radial glazing bars, ashlar architrave, and flanking attached columns which support entablature with triglyph frieze and pediment. Central large octagonal wooden cupola of 1808 has small round-arched windows and domed metal roof with round-arched dormers surmounted by ball-on-cushion finial. Wings: inner return of each has central steps with plain iron railings up to panelled wooden porch with attached columns supporting deep entablature, half-glazed double door with glazing bars, 6-pane side- windows, and 5-panel inner door...

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Bibliography

  1. “FORMER ROYAL NAVAL ACADEMY (BUILDINGS NUMBERS 1/14, 1/116-19) AND ATTACHED RAILINGS.” The National Heritage List for England. Web. Accessed 8 Oct. 2013. <https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1244573>