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A Grade II Listed Building in Niton and Whitwell, Isle of Wight

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Latitude: 50.5805 / 50°34'49"N

Longitude: -1.2828 / 1°16'57"W

OS Eastings: 450878

OS Northings: 75886

OS Grid: SZ508758

Mapcode National: GBR 8CX.DJ2

Mapcode Global: FRA 876J.N2D

Entry Name: Puckaster

Listing Date: 22 November 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1209273

English Heritage Legacy ID: 392859

Location: Niton and Whitwell, Isle of Wight, PO38

County: Isle of Wight

Civil Parish: Niton and Whitwell

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Isle of Wight

Church of England Parish: Niton St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text


1353-0/6/257 Puckaster


Large cottage orne. Early C19 altered C20. Built of stone
rubble with roof formerly thatched now tiled and wooden
fretted bargeboards. C20 stock brick chimneystacks. 1 to 2
storeys irregular plan. Rounded corner with 1 gabled dormer
with fretted bargeboards and 3 casements. Ground floor has C20
6 light bay and rustic columns. To the left is a projecting 2
storey bay with similar windows. The Garden front has 1 dormer
then a section with a projecting half-hipped roof with fretted
bargeboards. 1 casement window with keystones and later ground
floor bay. French windows. To the right of this are 2 gabled
and a later C19 angled bay. Front has a projecting pentangular
bay with dormers and fretted bargeboards and a doorcase with
fanlight at an angle underneath this. There follows a gable
with fretted bargeboards and casements, then a projecting
gable with fretted bargeboards. 1st floor 3 light casement;
ground floor 4 light window. To the left is a later C19
extension of 2 storeys and attics with half-hipped roof with
fishscale tiles. 1:3:2 casements. 1 plain doorcase in this
front. The interior contains an early C19 plastered
Neo-Classical frieze probably made up rather than an exact
copy of a classical work and probably executed soon after Lord
Elgin shipped marbles from the Parthenon to England. Early C19
doorcases and overmantels. One of the more significant early
C19 detached villas of the Undercliff area in the Isle of

Listing NGR: SZ5087875886

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