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Ravenscourt

A Grade II Listed Building in Ventnor, Isle of Wight

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.597 / 50°35'49"N

Longitude: -1.21 / 1°12'35"W

OS Eastings: 456010

OS Northings: 77771

OS Grid: SZ560777

Mapcode National: GBR 9F4.DWY

Mapcode Global: FRA 87CH.6FX

Entry Name: Ravenscourt

Listing Date: 15 July 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1224906

English Heritage Legacy ID: 421089

Location: Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38

County: Isle of Wight

Civil Parish: Ventnor

Built-Up Area: Ventnor

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Isle of Wight

Church of England Parish: Godshill All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text

OCEAN VIEW ROAD
1.
5271
Ravenscourt
SZ 5677 2/120
II
2.
Circa 1840-50 Italianate belvedere tower villa. Stone rubble with dressed quoins.
Tall 3 storey tower with low pyramidal slate roof - 1 window to each face, ashlar
surrounds, round headed on 1st floor. Lower 5 storey tower porch to south end
with crenellated parapet; the rest of 2 storeys, 2 windows. Slightly later gabled
addition to north east with triple round arched 2nd floor window and 2 storey
rectangular tripartite bay window. Dominant hillside position.

In the above entry, the descriptive notes should be amended as follows:

2.
Early C19 origin; enlarged as an Italianate belvedere tower villa of stone rubble
with dressed quoins c.1840-50; but recently given a picturesque castellated roof line
and extended in a sympathetic manner. The former belvedere tower now has a
crenellated parapet and is abutted to the south by the former tower porch which has
been heightened with a crenellated parapet. A modern crenellated 2 storey extension
with crenellated porch adjoins to the west. A 2 storey, 2 window link (with plain
archivolt arched French casements on the ground floor) connects the mid C19 north
tower which was originally gabled, but is now crenellated; 2 storey rectangular bay
window, tripartite lights (round headed on ground floor) and Venetian tripartite
window to 2nd floor. Prominent hillside position.

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OCEAN VIEW ROAD
1.
5271
Ravenscourt
SZ 5677 2/120
II
2.
Circa 1840-50 Italianate belvedere tower villa. Stone rubble with dressed quoins.
Tall 3 storey tower with low pyramidal slate roof - 1 window to each face, ashlar
surrounds, round headed on 1st floor. Lower 3 storey tower porch to south end
with crenellated parapet;the rest of 2 storeys 2 windows. Slightly later gabled
addition to north east with triple round arched 2nd floor window and 2 storey rectangular
tripartite bay window. Dominant hillside position.


Listing NGR: SZ5601077771

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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