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The Fountain Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Cowes, Isle of Wight

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7626 / 50°45'45"N

Longitude: -1.2976 / 1°17'51"W

OS Eastings: 449634

OS Northings: 96124

OS Grid: SZ496961

Mapcode National: GBR 89R.2RM

Mapcode Global: FRA 8752.89K

Entry Name: The Fountain Hotel

Listing Date: 17 August 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1267500

English Heritage Legacy ID: 418509

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: Cowes St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text

HIGH STREET
1.
5270
West Cowes
(east side)
The Fountain Hotel
SZ 4996 SE 1/57 17.8.51.
II
2.
Built in 1803. Stuccoed, the ground floor rusticated with cornice over this.
Three storeys and attics. Six windows, 2 dormers. The 3 northernmost window
bays are recessed. Long and short quoins to both the projecting and the recessed
portions of the building, and pilasters flanking the ground floor. Cornice
and parapet concealing roof. Carriage archway through the building at the
north end of the front. Above it is a flattened bow window of 3 lights with
pilasters between the lights of the design common at Ryde. The main ground
and first floor windows in the projecting portion are flanked by pilasters
and have semi-circular tympana over them. Doorcase with pilasters surmounted
by cresting above the cornice, and a semi-circular tympanum. Fountain Quay
adjacent to the Hotel.


Listing NGR: SZ4963496124

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