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Marvel Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Newport, Isle of Wight

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Latitude: 50.6807 / 50°40'50"N

Longitude: -1.2933 / 1°17'35"W

OS Eastings: 450027

OS Northings: 87019

OS Grid: SZ500870

Mapcode National: GBR 8BQ.9TG

Mapcode Global: FRA 8758.PZM

Entry Name: Marvel Farmhouse

Listing Date: 1 February 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1034572

English Heritage Legacy ID: 309628

Location: Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30

County: Isle of Wight

Civil Parish: Newport

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Isle of Wight

Church of England Parish: Newport St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text

SZ 58 NW 18/326
Marvel Farmhouse


The entry shall be amended to read:


18/326 Marvel Farmhouse


Farmhouse, now house. Early C19; incorporating some earlier features, altered mid
C19; restored 1982. Pale brick in English bond with blue-brick plinth and 1st
floor bands; all concealed by concrete render; Welsh slate roof. U-shaped plan
facing south-east with courtyard at rear. 2 storeys. 3-bay main elevation with
wings to rear that on right extended by 1 bay. Restored 2-light windows and
French windows with margin glazing bars. South-east elevation has central door of
3 fielded panels in panelled reveal with architrave having pulvinated panels and
corner roundels. Flanking French windows. Restored verandah with fretted
columns. Brick end stack to left. Right return: 3+1 bays. Verandah continues
from front across 2 french windows and a cross window. 3-light lst-floor window
on right to added bay. Two brick ridge stacks. Left return: front range has
later C19 door on right with glazing bars and etched and coloured glass which
formerly lead into conservatory (now removed). Rear: left wing has, at left end,
a 2-light casement window with some leading; right wing has door, an old casement
window and a side sliding sash window. Interior: front range has panelled window
reveals and shutters; in right room a large fireplace with timber lintel, and a
chamfered spine-beam with stepped cyma stops; cellar at rear of front range has
rubblestone walls; the right wing has large fireplace formerly with bread oven,
and chamfered cross-beams with stepped cyma stops; imperial stair with splat
balusters; on 1st floor, old doors and in front right-hand room stud work parti-
tion wall with rat-trap bend brick infill. Roof has principal rafter roof trusses
with wood-pegged, staggered, butt purlins; ridge piece to front range; boards laid
over rafters; some very wide floor boards.


Marvel Farmhouse
SZ 58 NW 18/326


Early C19 cement rendered 2 storeys. Main front to south. Gable and
hipped end slate roof. 3 windows 2 light, casements thin block wood
sills. Ground floor 2 original French windows. Central recessed door
of 3 fielded panels panelled, reveals and soffit, architrave with roundel.
corn blocks. Good slate roof verandah on cast iron pilasters carried
round on to east side.

Listing NGR: SZ5002787019

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