This three-storey Gothic style building with tiled roof and large central gable is situated on the west side of the High Street just south of St Michael’s Street. It was described by David Lloyd (Building of England: Hampshire and the I.O.W.) has having a “lively Waterhousey character”. It is in shiny red brick and terracotta with frilly gothic decorations in orange stone. It was built c.1870 and is Grade II listed.

Holy Rood Chambers, High Street

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Photograph, c.2000


Further reading:
Buildings of England: Hampshire and the I.O.W., by Nikolaus Pevsner and David Lloyd, p547. (H/i)


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