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Clare Lallow's Grid Iron Yard

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7579 / 50°45'28"N

Longitude: -1.2902 / 1°17'24"W

OS Eastings: 450164

OS Northings: 95610

OS Grid: SZ501956

Mapcode National: GBR 89R.JLP

Mapcode Global: FRA 8752.R64

Entry Name: Clare Lallow's Grid Iron Yard

Listing Date: 12 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1224153

English Heritage Legacy ID: 420133

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: East Cowest St James

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text

CASTLE STREET
1.
5270 Cowes
Clare Lallow's Grid
Iron Yard
SZ 59 NW
5/140
II
2.
Former seaplane factory now boatyard. C1912 - 13. Red brick in English bond, corners
part header bond, with wide wooden eaves and hipped roof now covered in corrugated
iron sheeting. South side has 2 cambered door surrounds with rectangular fanlights,
plank doors and large 3 light casement. West side has 3 cambered arches and cambered
doorcases. East side has 6 large 3 light casements with wooden frames and concrete
lintols (one blocked). North side to River Medina has 4 post large wooden plank doors
and iron slipway. Interior has scientific kingpost roof with through purlins.
This building was originally built for the firm of J S White & Co for the construction
of seaplanes, the 1st being launched in May 1913. Production later moved to west
Cowes. Included as a very early seaplane factory. See Guide to Industrial Archaeology
of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight by Dr Edwin Course of Southampton University.


Listing NGR: SZ5016495610

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