Mile End Chapel Studio and Attached Wall and Piers 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 Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing.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.
National Heritage List for England Facts
- List Entry ID
- MILE END CHAPEL STUDIO AND ATTACHED WALL AND PIERS
- MILE END CHAPEL STUDIO AND ATTACHED WALL AND PIERS, OLD COMMERCIAL ROAD
- City of Portsmouth
- Grid Reference
- SU 64405 01202
National Heritage List for England Description
SU6401 OLD COMMERCIAL ROAD, Landport 774-1/7/283 (West side) 25/09/72 Mile End Chapel Studio and attached wall & piers (Formerly Listed as: COMMERCIAL ROAD, Landport Highbury Technical College Annex)
Chapel, then college annexe, now studio. c1885, (foundation stones read 8th October 1884). Red brick in English bond. Stone dressings. Welsh slate roof. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 1 wide bay. On left and right returns of 1-storey projecting bay are 4 stone steps with flanking stone coped brick wall and end piers leading to diagonal boarded door set under stone lintel. To front tripartite stone mullioned window with paired lights, stone sills and head with brick pointed arch over and pointed dripstone tympanum has carved stone foliage relief. Bay has stone corner pinnacles and stone crenellated parapet. At first floor 3-light C20 casements set in stone surround with 2 brick mullions, stone cusped heads all recessed within 3 centred brick arch with panelled carved stone tympanum, trefoil head and keystones. Stone bellcote to apex of sloping stone parapet. Flanking bays (formerly aisles) have each 2-light casement set under pointed brick arch with stone springer, sill and dripstone. Sloping stone parapet. Low buttress to outer quoins. INTERIOR not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: Attached stone coped brick boundary wall and entrance piers.
Listing NGR: SU6441201202