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Summerhouse About 70 Metres South West of Lisle Combe

A Grade II Listed Building in Ventnor, Isle of Wight

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.5876 / 50°35'15"N

Longitude: -1.2354 / 1°14'7"W

OS Eastings: 454222

OS Northings: 76708

OS Grid: SZ542767

Mapcode National: GBR 9F9.0HR

Mapcode Global: FRA 879J.2JT

Entry Name: Summerhouse About 70 Metres South West of Lisle Combe

Listing Date: 8 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1266084

English Heritage Legacy ID: 423092

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: St Lawrence St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text

the following building shall be added:-

VENTNOR

SZ57NW UNDERCLIFF DRIVE, St
Lawrence
766-0/5/10002 Summerhouse about 70 metres
south west of Lisle Combe

GV II

Summerhouse. Circa 1820's. Wooden and with stone rubble rear and east side walls. Slate roof
with wooden pediments at ends. Rectangular plan Tetrastyle Doric temple with four unfluted
wooden columns on the east end and five on the south side, the north and east being blind
stone walls; wooden entablature with triglyphs in the frieze; large 12-pane sashes between the
columns on the south side and half-glazed door at the centre of the west side. INTERIOR:
Plain plastered interior; moulded window architraves. NOTE: The summerhouse was probably
formerly in the grounds of The Cottage [qv], Sir Richard Worseley's marine residence. Lisle
Coombe, in the grounds of which it now is, was built in about the 1820's, was associated with
the Yarborough family and was the home, from 1930-59, of the poet and author Alfred Noyes,
1880-1959.


Listing NGR: SZ5422276708

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