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The Cochrane Building at Osborne House

A Grade II Listed Building in East Cowes, Isle of Wight

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Latitude: 50.7491 / 50°44'56"N

Longitude: -1.2743 / 1°16'27"W

OS Eastings: 451293

OS Northings: 94638

OS Grid: SZ512946

Mapcode National: GBR 89S.W3L

Mapcode Global: FRA 8763.KC0

Plus Code: 9C2WPPXG+J7

Entry Name: The Cochrane Building at Osborne House

Listing Date: 24 March 2003

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096049

English Heritage Legacy ID: 490014

Location: East Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO32

County: Isle of Wight

Civil Parish: East Cowes

Built-Up Area: East Cowes

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Isle of Wight

Church of England Parish: Whippingham St Mildred

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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947/7/10018 Osborne estate
24-MAR-03 The Cochrane Building at Osborne House


Former lecture rooms at Royal Naval College, Osborne. !905 by Henry Nicholas Hawks of the Office of Works. Pebbledash brick with brick buttresses, applied timber-framing to the gables. Clay plain tile roof with gabled ends and overhanging eaves with exposed rafter ends.
PLAN: Rectangular on plan with a linking wing to the main building [former stables].
Domestic Revival style.
EXTERIOR: Single storey. Asymmetrical elevations with projecting gable ends with bargeboards, applied timber-framing and battered brick buttresses. Similar, but smaller, gables over large multi-pane sash windows [boarded over] which break through the eaves. Doorways with canopies on curved braces. Over the ridge are two polygonal cupolas with small columns supporting lead-clad domes with finials.
INTERIOR: Series of lecture rooms with exposed roof truss braces and linking corridors.
NOTE: This building was built in 1905 as lecture rooms of the Royal Naval Hospital, which was established in 1903-4 in the converted 1859-60 stables at Osborne House. The Naval College was closed in 1921.

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