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A Grade II* Listed Building in Calbourne, Isle of Wight

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Latitude: 50.6751 / 50°40'30"N

Longitude: -1.402 / 1°24'7"W

OS Eastings: 442353

OS Northings: 86331

OS Grid: SZ423863

Mapcode National: GBR 8BL.LD3

Mapcode Global: FRA 77Y9.9MS

Entry Name: Westover

Listing Date: 18 January 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1292706

English Heritage Legacy ID: 393045

Location: Calbourne, Isle of Wight, PO30

County: Isle of Wight

Civil Parish: Calbourne

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Isle of Wight

Church of England Parish: Calbourne All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text


1354-0/6/157 Westover


Large house. Recorded as having been built by a Thomas Holmes
of Yarmouth c.1760 but surviving features are of the early C19
altered mid C19. Stuccoed with hipped slate roof. Moulded
cornice and parapet. 2 storeys 9 windows. 12 pane sashes set
in reveals. On the east front the 3rd, 4th and 5th window bays
project with a pediment over and porch on ground floor with
fluted Doric columns and triglyph frieze. Double doors with
marginal glazing. On each side of this is a curved bay of 3
windows on ground floor with cornice and parapet over. The 2
northern most window bays were added in the mid C19 in
matching style. The south front has 7 windows. The 3 central
window bays project with a pediment over and wooden verandah
of 6 columns on ground floor with triglyph frieze and iron
railing over. The flanking portions and the return front
facing west have a verandah on the ground floor also but with
trellised iron columns and a tent-shaped canopy. Interior has
an early C19 curved staircase with stick balusters, 6 panelled
door and a series of good fireplaces. One early C19 fireplace
has a panel with cherub and shell motifs and the Dining Room
has a mid C19 black fireplace with gold anthemion design. This
was one of the original Domesday Manors. In the early C17 the
manor was owned by Robert Dillington of Knighton Gorges. In
the early C20 the house was bought by Octavius Moulton
Barrett, the youngest brother of Elizabeth Barrett Browning.
(C W R Winter: The Manor Houses of the Isle of Wight: 175 AND
198; V.C.H.).

Listing NGR: SZ4235386331

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