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The King Charles Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Ventnor, Isle of Wight

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Latitude: 50.5962 / 50°35'46"N

Longitude: -1.2046 / 1°12'16"W

OS Eastings: 456396

OS Northings: 77686

OS Grid: SZ563776

Mapcode National: GBR 9F4.G9L

Mapcode Global: FRA 87CH.GJG

Plus Code: 9C2WHQWW+F5

Entry Name: The King Charles Hotel

Listing Date: 30 March 1951

Last Amended: 15 July 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1266722

English Heritage Legacy ID: 420774

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: Ventnor St Catherine

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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(North Side)
The King Charles Hotel
(Part formerly listed as
SZ 5677 2/4 30.3.51. The Crab and Lobster Hotel)
The main building is circa 1860-70 is of 3 storeys rubble with yellow brick dressings
and hipped slate roof. 7 windows paired or tripled, Italianate. The main feature
of interest is the original building of the inn (formerly known as The Crab and
Lobster) adjoining to the east. This is one of the few early Ventnor buildings
to ante date Sir James Clark's development of the resort in the 1830's, when there
were only a few cottages, a corn-mill and the inn, C18 or earlier origin, 2 storeys
stone rubble, gable end slate roof. 4 windows, 2 as half dormers on 1st floor.
Wood casements. C19 gabled porch.

Listing NGR: SZ5639677686

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