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Latitude: 50.7633 / 50°45'47"N
Longitude: -1.2976 / 1°17'51"W
OS Eastings: 449637
OS Northings: 96199
OS Grid: SZ496961
Mapcode National: GBR 89R.2RD
Mapcode Global: FRA 8752.8BC
Plus Code: 9C2WQP72+8X
Entry Name: 88 and 89, High Street
Listing Date: 17 August 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1222954
English Heritage Legacy ID: 418446
Location: Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31
County: Isle of Wight
Civil Parish: Cowes
Built-Up Area: Cowes
Traditional County: Hampshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Isle of Wight
Church of England Parish: Cowes St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth
Nos 88 and 89
SZ 4996 SE 1/54 17.8.51.
C18 house with shop and malthouse to the north, timber-framed but refronted
in late C18 to early C19, separated by a carriage arch. The house, no 88 is
of red brick on a cemented and rusticated plinth with slate roof. Two storeys,
basement and attics. Five windows, 2 dormers. The 3 centre windows project
with a pediment over, having Sun fireplaque. Wooden modillion eaves cornice.
Sashes with glazing bars intact. Doorcase with engaged Tuscan columns, open
pediment, semi-circular fanlight and 6 panelled door approached up 4 steps.
The shop and malthouse consist of a timber-framed building C17 or earlier,
encased in red brick in the late C18 or early C19. The ceiling beams are visible
above the carriage arch. Two storeys and attics. The shop to the north has
a C19 shop window. Above on the 1st floor are 2 round-headed windows with
ornamental cast iron glazing bars giving the effect of a grille as they are
only partly glazed. Over this is a gable containing a round window of similar
ornamental design. The malthouse building no 89 extends right back to the
water-front, is partly built of stone rubble and has 5 similar round-headed
windows of this ornamental design on its south front, but these are all wholly
glazed. To the rear of the house is another malthouse or warehouse of tarred
brick and weatherboarding with similar ornamental windows.
Listing NGR: SZ4963796199
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