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Admininistrative Offices, Parkhurst Prison

A Grade II Listed Building in Newport, Isle of Wight

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Latitude: 50.7153 / 50°42'55"N

Longitude: -1.3077 / 1°18'27"W

OS Eastings: 448971

OS Northings: 90857

OS Grid: SZ489908

Mapcode National: GBR 8BB.06Z

Mapcode Global: FRA 8746.4C7

Entry Name: Admininistrative Offices, Parkhurst Prison

Listing Date: 1 February 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1034609

English Heritage Legacy ID: 309524

Location: Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30

County: Isle of Wight

Civil Parish: Newport

Built-Up Area: Newport

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Isle of Wight

Church of England Parish: Newport St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text

Administrative Offices,
SZ 49 SE 13/357 Parkhurst Prison


Originally part of the Military Hospital of 1799. Isolated block facing
main gate. 2 storeys, timber frame hung with "mathematical" tiles, rusticated
quoins. Hipped slate roof with slightly projecting eaves. Centre of ridge
crowned by good cupola with clock. 5 windows, slightly recessed, sash,
glazing bars, sill band to 1st floor, block sills on ground floor.
Doorway in centre, enclosed porch with round headed entrance added,
possibly contemporary with Jebb's work. Stucco with rusticated architrave,
voussoirs and keystones, cornice and coping above. 2 storey wing to
rear of 2 windows each side as on front, glazing bars intact.

Listing NGR: SZ4897190857

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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