Church of St Agatha

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
691788
Names
Church of St Agatha
Coordinates
50.8023040° N, 1.0921500° W
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Listed on
Grade II* listed building
listed building (England)
Categories
church
parish church
Affiliations
Christianity
Church of England

Location Map

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Timeline

30 Oct 1969

Church of St Agatha designated a Grade II* listed building

National Heritage List for England Data

Church of St Agatha 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 Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing.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
1245260
Grade
II*
Name
CHURCH OF ST AGATHA
Location
CHURCH OF ST AGATHA, MARKET WAY
District
City of Portsmouth
Grid Reference
SU 64070 00697

PORTSMOUTH

SU6400NW MARKET WAY, Landport 774-1/19/272 (South East side) 30/10/69 Church of St Agatha (Formerly Listed as: CHARLOTTE STREET St Agatha's Church)

II*

Church, later MOD (Royal Navy) ship's store, vacant at time of survey. 1893-1895. By JH Ball. From 1995 converted to store, restored 1990 by Hampshire County Council Architects' department for possible future use as an Exhibition and Arts Centre. Red brick in Flemish bond. Red ribbed tiled roofs. STYLE: Romanesque Basilica. PLAN: 4-bay nave and 4-bay south aisle, east apsidal sanctuary, tower at south-west (south-east apsidal Lady Chapel and south-west vestry demolished c1965). EXTERIOR: south face has tower on left (west) with at high level 3 recessed vertical panels, each with round gauged brick arch, stone cornice and low recessed top with on each side 3 louvred openings, pyramidal roof with finial. To far right of aisle are 2 tall narrow casements, each set under a gauged brick round arch with stone sill. Projecting chapel to right has 3 similar shorter windows at higher level. Further right mid C20 wall sealing position of demolished Lady Chapel. Nave clerestory with 4 groups of 3 similar round-headed windows with group of 2 at far right. Below eaves are spaced stone pads each with corbel and short post supporting roof trusses. East face of nave has brick apsidal sanctuary with 7 clerestory windows each recessed with gauged brick round arch, leaded lights and stone sill. Conical lead roof...

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Bibliography

  1. “CHURCH OF ST AGATHA.” The National Heritage List for England. Web. Accessed 8 Oct. 2013. <https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1245260>