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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
Entry Name: The King Charles Hotel
Listing Date: 30 March 1951
Last Amended: 15 July 1976
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
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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