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Department of Employment

A Grade II Listed Building in Cowes, Isle of Wight

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7629 / 50°45'46"N

Longitude: -1.2997 / 1°17'59"W

OS Eastings: 449484

OS Northings: 96154

OS Grid: SZ494961

Mapcode National: GBR 89R.272

Mapcode Global: FRA 8752.7GX

Entry Name: Department of Employment

Listing Date: 9 August 1979

Last Amended: 18 December 2003

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1267234

English Heritage Legacy ID: 419262

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: West Cowes Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text


947/2/100 SUN HILL
18-DEC-03 WEST COWES
(South side)
32
DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT

GV II
Mid C19 purpose built office building. Stuccoed. Two storeys, 3 windows. Balustraded parapet, concealing roof, with central pedimented panel having the carved figure of a working man and the inscription "UNITA BENE VOLENTIA ET CONCORDIA". Urn finials. Three sash windows including a central projecting bay. Cambered doorcase with rusticated and part vermiculated pilasters and a curved pediment adorned with carved sea monsters. The red brick range at the rear is in the ownership of the adjacent Rawlings Hotel and is not included as part of the listed building.

Listing NGR: SZ4948496154

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

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