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Latitude: 50.7605 / 50°45'37"N
Longitude: -1.2969 / 1°17'48"W
OS Eastings: 449688
OS Northings: 95891
OS Grid: SZ496958
Mapcode National: GBR 89R.8XR
Mapcode Global: FRA 8752.GL5
Entry Name: Blenheim House
Listing Date: 17 August 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1239897
English Heritage Legacy ID: 417931
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
SZ 4995 NE 3/20 17.8.51.
A probable C17 timber-framed building refronted in late C18. The facade is
of grey headers with red brick window dressings, quoins to both the projections
and the outer strip, modillion cornice and parapet. Three storeys, 2 windows.
Each window bay projects, leaving a small recessed vertical strip in the centre
and at each side. The 1st floor windows are set in round-headed arcading and
are flanked by pilasters. Glazing bars intact. The shopfront is marked 'Estd.
1835' and dates from this period but is without its glazing bars. It comprises
2 windows, each of 2 round-headed sections flanked by pilasters, with a double
doorcase in the centre having a rectangular fanlight and a single similar door case
at the north-west end having a door of 3 moulded panels. Beside this is another
doorcase leading to the passage through the building. The whole shopfront
is in a moulded architrave surround. The timber-framing with red brick infilling
is visible in the south-east wall of the passage through the ground floor of
the house at the north-west end of the front.
Listing NGR: SZ4968895891
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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