Number 7 Boathouse (Building Number 1/29)

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Go Historic ID
691822
Names
Number 7 Boathouse (Building Number 1/29)
Coordinates
50.7999560° N, 1.1078440° W
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Listed on
Grade II listed building
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Timeline

13 Aug 1999

Number 7 Boathouse (Building Number 1/29) designated a Grade II listed building

National Heritage List for England Data

Number 7 Boathouse (Building Number 1/29) 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 Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing.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
1272291
Grade
II
Name
NUMBER 7 BOATHOUSE (BUILDING NUMBER 1/29)
Location
NUMBER 7 BOATHOUSE (BUILDING NUMBER 1/29), MAIN ROAD
District
City of Portsmouth
Grid Reference
SU 62968 00423

SU 62OO SE MAIN ROAD (East side} HM Naval Base 774-1/18/211 No 7 Boathouse (Building No.1/29)

GV II

Mast house then boathouse. 1875 (Riley) on site of earlier boathouse. Timber-framed with weather-board cladding, north-east section of red brick with some blue headers in English bond. Hipped corrugated iron roofs. EXTERIOR: four parallel ranges of one storey; 2:2:2:2 x 18 bays, built out over Mast Pond (qv). Small-pane wooden windows in projecting wood frames. Board doors. Built on wood and iron substructure which has iron posts with wooden braces to iron girders and wooden joists. South-west elevation: 8 continuous wide entrances with folding doors. Rear: double board door to weatherboarded left-hand section. Right-hand section is of brick and has 3 recessed bays with flanking pilasters (paired each side of central bay) and stepped, cogged, heads each having central round- arched entrance (now bricked up) with brick "imposts" and 'keystones". Left return: left-hand section is of brick and has tall recesses with cogged eaves and replacement windows below gauged bright- red brick flat arches. Right return: bracketed iron balcony; 18 windows. INTERIOR: square timber posts with braces to longitudinal and cross- beams. Wooden roof trusses with iron king pins and plank ridge- piece. Skylights in northern pitches of roofs. HISTORY: one of a pair of boathouses with No.5 (qv), and with the Lower Boat House, Chatham (qv), the last surviving examples of a once-common type used for building and storing small boats...

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Bibliography

  1. “NUMBER 7 BOATHOUSE (BUILDING NUMBER 1/29).” The National Heritage List for England. Web. Accessed 8 Oct. 2013. <https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1272291>