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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
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
The Fountain Hotel
SZ 4996 SE 1/57 17.8.51.
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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