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88 and 89, High Street

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

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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

Grade: II*

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

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West Cowes
(east side)
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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