Number 6 Boathouse (Building Number 1/23) and Slipway to Front

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
691777
Names
Number 6 Boathouse (Building Number 1/23) and Slipway to Front
Coordinates
50.7999280° N, 1.1067610° W
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Listed on
Grade II* listed building
listed building (England)

Location Map

Aerial view of Number 6 Boathouse (Building Number 1/23) and Slipway to Front
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Aerial view of Number 6 Boathouse (Building Number 1/23) and Slipway to Front
Aerial view of Number 6 Boathouse (Building Number 1/23) and Slipway to Front. Click image for a larger, interactive view.

Timeline

13 Aug 1999

Number 6 Boathouse (Building Number 1/23) and Slipway to Front designated a Grade II* listed building

National Heritage List for England Data

Number 6 Boathouse (Building Number 1/23) and Slipway to Front 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 Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing.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
1244594
Grade
II*
Name
NUMBER 6 BOATHOUSE (BUILDING NUMBER 1/23) AND SLIPWAY TO FRONT
Location
NUMBER 6 BOATHOUSE (BUILDING NUMBER 1/23) AND SLIPWAY TO FRONT, COLLEGE ROADNUMBER 6 BOATHOUSE (BUILDING NUMBER 1/23) AND SLIPWAY TO FRONT, MAIN ROAD
District
City of Portsmouth
Grid Reference
SU 63044 00421

SU 6300 SW COLLEGE ROAD (Northwest side) HM Naval Base 774-1/30/201 No.6 Boathouse (Building No 1/23) and slipway to front

GV II*

Includes: No.6 Boathouse (Building No. 1/23) and slipway to front, MAIN ROAD HM NAVAL BASE Mast house, then boathouse with slipway at front. 1845; bomb-damaged 1941. Designed by Captain RS Beatson RE, contractor Mr Rigby. Yellow brick in ashlar bond with ashlar dressings, with internal cast-iron frame. Replacement mid-late C20 corrugated iron roof with roof lights. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, on west side the ground level being lower to give access to adjacent mast pond. 5-sided, the rectangular plan having diagonal wall built across south-east corner. The bomb damage was to the east end, where the building remains a shell with first-floor windows blocked and 2nd floor missing. Ashlar plinth, to west elevation; band over ground floor; eaves band and cornice. Windows have flat brick arches, projecting ashlar sills, and CZO replacement metal windows; they are shorter on ground and 2nd floors. Loading doors have eared ashlar architraves with tripartite keystones. West elevation: 9 bays, 3 central bays breaking forward. At centre of each 3-bay section a large round- arched entrance with imposts, keystones, studded double board doors, fanlights, and lamp on left of central door. Iron mooring rings at low level. A brick chimney rises behind parapet at right-hand corner, tapering and corniced. Slipway along front, sloping down to Mast Pond (qv), is of stone setts with iron mooring rings and a track of granite slabs with iron rollers leading up to each entrance of the boathouse (that leading to the right-hand entrance now built over)...

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Bibliography

  1. “NUMBER 6 BOATHOUSE (BUILDING NUMBER 1/23) AND SLIPWAY TO FRONT.” The National Heritage List for England. Web. Accessed 8 Oct. 2013. <https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1244594>