Hms Nelson; Building Number 58

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
691791
Names
Hms Nelson; Building Number 58
Coordinates
50.7951250° N, 1.1063060° W
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Listed on
Grade II listed building
listed building (England)

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Timeline

18 Mar 1999

Hms Nelson; Building Number 58 designated a Grade II listed building

National Heritage List for England Data

Hms Nelson; Building Number 58 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 Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing.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
1245373
Grade
II
Name
HMS NELSON; BUILDING NUMBER 58
Location
HMS NELSON; BUILDING NUMBER 58, GUNWHARF ROAD
District
City of Portsmouth
Grid Reference
SZ 63083 99887

SZ 6399 PORTSMOUTH GUNWHARF ROAD (West side) 774-1/12/24 HMS Vernon Ordnance Board office Building No.58

GV II

Alternatively known as: The Customs House, Building No.58, GU NWHARF ROAD HMS VERNON Naval ordnance office. Late C18 with later additions. Patterned red brick with grey headers in Flemish bond; Portland dressings; gauged bright-red brick flat arches. Hipped Welsh slate roof. Late Georgian style. PLAN: T-shaped, partly infilled to rear, with single-depth offices off an axial corridor. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; 15 x 3 bays. An ashlar plinth and plat band; stepped dentilled eaves cornice below coped parapet; 6/6-pane sashes in reveals with stone sills, central 3-bay break below pediment having double 6-panel door with overlight up flight of 3 stone steps with iron railings (overlight now boarded up but formerly recorded as containing panel with gilded rope surround); stone panel in pediment, formerly recorded as containing gilded and painted Royal coat of arms in rope surround (wooden). Rear: central stair bay projects with later infill either side, with grey headers, round-arched entrance and window above, and 2 segmental-arched openings to ground-floor left with 9/9-pane sashes above. The main range has round-arched recesses on 1st floor containing oculi, only 2 of which survive (on right side, with glazing bars). Right return: oculi with glazing bars, that on right replaced by window. Left return: on each floor a central window flanked by oculi, that on ground floor left now a window...

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Bibliography

  1. “HMS NELSON; BUILDING NUMBER 58.” The National Heritage List for England. Web. Accessed 8 Oct. 2013. <https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1245373>