Number 5 Boathouse (Buildings Numbers 1/27 and 1/28)

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
691821
Names
Number 5 Boathouse (Buildings Numbers 1/27 and 1/28)
Coordinates
50.7994770° N, 1.1073070° W
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Listed on
Grade II listed building
listed building (England)

Location Map

Aerial view of Number 5 Boathouse (Buildings Numbers 1/27 and 1/28)
Location map of Number 5 Boathouse (Buildings Numbers 1/27 and 1/28). Click image for a larger, interactive view.

Aerial View

Aerial view of Number 5 Boathouse (Buildings Numbers 1/27 and 1/28)
Aerial view of Number 5 Boathouse (Buildings Numbers 1/27 and 1/28). Click image for a larger, interactive view.

Timeline

13 Aug 1999

Number 5 Boathouse (Buildings Numbers 1/27 and 1/28) designated a Grade II listed building

National Heritage List for England Data

Number 5 Boathouse (Buildings Numbers 1/27 and 1/28) 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 Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing.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
1272290
Grade
II
Name
NUMBER 5 BOATHOUSE (BUILDINGS NUMBERS 1/27 AND 1/28)
Location
NUMBER 5 BOATHOUSE (BUILDINGS NUMBERS 1/27 AND 1/28), MAIN ROAD
District
City of Portsmouth
Grid Reference
SU 63006 00370

SU 6200 SE MAIN ROAD (East side) HM Naval Base 774-1/18/210 No 5 Boathouse (Buildings Nos 1/27 & 1/28)

GV II

Masthouse then boathouse and sail loft, now museum. 1882 (Riley) on site of earlier boathouse. Timber framed with weatherboard cladding and corrugated iron roofs. EXTERIOR= 2 parallel ranges of 1 storey, 2:2 x 12 bays, built over Mast Pond (qv); with 3rd, shorter, range (former sail loft) set back against right return, originally of 2 storeys with loft. Small-pane wooden windows in flush wood frames. Board doors. Bracketed boxed eaves. The 2 main ranges are built on a wood and iron substructure which has iron posts with wooden braces to iron girders and wooden joists. South-west elevation: the 2 main ranges have 4 original wide entrances replaced by (20 doors, small-pane glazing, and vertical boarding. 2 louvred openings above to left range. Hipped roofs. Range set back on right has central late (20 door in original surround with bracketed wooden pentice; flanking continuous 4-pane windows with door to left; 3 small-pane windows above; and 2 strap-hinged loading doors in gable. Rear: main range has diagonally-tooled stone plinth with granite kerbstones; 5 bays of continuous board doors or replacement vertical boarding; louvred gable. Shorter range as before. Left return: bracketed iron balcony; 12 windows. Right return: main range has late (20 door and 5 windows on right of shorter range and 3 windows on left. INTERIOR: square wooden columns straight-braced to longitudinal and cross beams...

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Bibliography

  1. “NUMBER 5 BOATHOUSE (BUILDINGS NUMBERS 1/27 AND 1/28).” The National Heritage List for England. Web. Accessed 8 Oct. 2013. <https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1272290>