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Two Water Towers and Latrines and Store Immediately South West of Former Stables at Osborne House

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

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Latitude: 50.7488 / 50°44'55"N

Longitude: -1.2752 / 1°16'30"W

OS Eastings: 451232

OS Northings: 94604

OS Grid: SZ512946

Mapcode National: GBR 89S.VVX

Mapcode Global: FRA 8763.K18

Entry Name: Two Water Towers and Latrines and Store Immediately South West of Former Stables at Osborne House

Listing Date: 24 March 2003

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096050

English Heritage Legacy ID: 490015

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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Listing Text


947/7/10019 Osborne estate
24-MAR-03 Two Water Towers, Latrines and Store i
mmediately south west of former stable
s at Osborne House


Water towers, latrines and store to Royal Naval College, Osborne. 1903, 1906-7 and 1913; by Henry Nicholas Hawks, architect of the Office of Works. Pebbledash brick with red brick quoins and applied timber-framing. Plain tile hipped and gable-ended roofs.
PLAN: East water tower built in 1903, extended to south and latrine block added in 1906-7. Store to west also built in 1906-7; and in 1913 a second water tower was built between the store and the first water tower.
EXTERIOR: Pair of tall 3-storey water towers with oversailing timber-framed superstructures with pebbledash panels on timber corbels or joist ends, and with hipped roofs, the east tower with finial and weathervane; the extension to water tower to south forms L-shaped plan and lean-to on east side is the latrine block. The small single-storey detached building with timber-framing in the gable end is the store. Casement windows with glazing bars and plank doors.
INTERIOR: The latrine building is complete with its original fittings.

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