Norris Castle, Newbarn Road, East Cowes - Isle of Wight (UA)

Mock castle of 1799 by James Wyatt on a spectacular site overlooking the Solent. Constructed with galletted stone facings to the walls and slate roofs behind parapets. At risk due to backlog of maintenance, heritage crime and deterioration of significant historic fabric including to roofs, walls, windows and interiors. Historic England is working with representatives of the owners to address repairs in both the short and long term.

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    Norris Castle
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade I
    List Entry Number:
    Local Planning Authority:
    Isle of Wight (UA)
    Site Type:
    Domestic > Country house


    Building Name:
    Norris Castle
    Street Name:
    Newbarn Road
    Unitary Authority:
    Isle of Wight (UA)
    East Cowes
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Isle of Wight
    London and South East

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Very bad
    Occupancy / Use:
    Vacant/not in use
    A - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; no solution agreed
    Previous Priority:
    Commercial company
    Listed Building grade I, RPG grade I

Contact Details

Robert Williams 0207 973 3641