Long Row (Building Numbers 1/124-132) and Attached Walls; Spithead House

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
691829
Names
Long Row (Building Numbers 1/124-132) and Attached Walls; Spithead House
Coordinates
50.8026180° N, 1.1059800° W
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Listed on
Grade II* listed building
listed building (England)

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Timeline

13 Aug 1999

Long Row (Building Numbers 1/124-132) and Attached Walls; Spithead House designated a Grade II* listed building

National Heritage List for England Data

Long Row (Building Numbers 1/124-132) and Attached Walls; Spithead House 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 Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing.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
1272307
Grade
II*
Name
LONG ROW (BUILDING NUMBERS 1/124-132) AND ATTACHED WALLS SPITHEAD HOUSE
Location
LONG ROW (BUILDING NUMBERS 1/124-132) AND ATTACHED WALLS, 1 TO 9, THE PARADESPITHEAD HOUSE, 9, THE PARADE
District
City of Portsmouth
Grid Reference
SU 63095 00720

SU 6300 NW THE PARADE HM Naval Base 774-1/29/241 Nos 1-9 (Consecutive) Long Row (Building Nos 1/124-132) and attached walls

GV II*

Includes: Spithead House (No.9), THE PARADE HM NAVAL BASE Terrace of 9 dockyard officials' houses, now part offices and part accommodation, with attached garden walls. 1715-19, probably by the master shipwright (Coad); stuccoed and porches added c1833; south end remodelled 1832 to form residence of the Admiral Superintendent of the Dockyard; later alterations. Red brick, front and sides stucco; concealed slate roof with stuccoed brick chimneys. Early Georgian style. PLAN: double-depth plan with front offices and lateral stairs, and rear service range round a courtyard. The outer houses form mirror-image semi- detached pairs. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys with basement. Central and end houses (Nos 1, 5 and 9) project slightly. Each house of 5 symmetrical bays with central entrance, but no.9, at right end, enlarged to 8 bays with return, entrance, elevation of 4 + 3 bays. Plinth with segmental-arched basement windows (some louvred, some with small-pane casements. 12-pane sashes in reveals with projecting sills; shorter unequally-hung 9-pane sashes to 2nd floor; most ground-floor windows, and some others, replaced by 6-pane sashes. Parapet has recess over each window and flat coping. Entrances: stone steps with replacement iron railings; wooden porches with paired pilasters supporting deep entablatures with cornices and blocking courses, half-glazed double doors with glazing bars and 3-pane overlights, 6-pane side-windows; inner original doors of 6 raised and fielded panels and including 3-pane light at top...

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Bibliography

  1. “LONG ROW (BUILDING NUMBERS 1/124-132) AND ATTACHED WALLS SPITHEAD HOUSE.” The National Heritage List for England. Web. Accessed 8 Oct. 2013. <https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1272307>