History in Structure

Department of Employment

A Grade II Listed Building in Cowes, Isle of Wight

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


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 8752.7GY

Plus Code: 9C2WQP72+54

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

ID on this website: 101267234

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

Tagged with: Architectural structure

Find accommodation in
West Cowes


947/2/100 SUN HILL
(South side)

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

External Links

External links are from the relevant listing authority and, where applicable, Wikidata. Wikidata IDs may be related buildings as well as this specific building. If you want to add or update a link, you will need to do so by editing the Wikidata entry.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.