Upper Watchingwell

9 Oct 1999
Upper Watchingwell, Newport Road, Calbourne, Isle Of Wight, PO30 4JW
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


SZ48NW NEWPORT ROAD (OFF) 1354-0/6/128 Upper Watchingwell


Farmhouse now house. Mid C18 double pile house. Front mainly black brick headers with red brick chainage, other elevations brick or coursed stone rubble. Hipped tiled roof with C20 central hipped dormer. 2 storeys, attics and basement; 3 windows. Casements in cambered head linings, all except central one 3-light. Brick modillion cornice and band between floors. Central doorcase with flat wooden hood on brackets and 6 panelled door. 3 stone steps. Left side elevation of coursed stone rubble with deep plinth, perhaps the remaining wall of an earlier house. Right side elevation of brick in English bond with 2 windows. Attached to rear is a 1 storeyed brick brewhouse on stone plinth with brick chimneystack and roof now covered in corrugated iron. In existence by 1774 when the farm was valued with the following description: "A very good New built House with a Barn, 2 Stables, 2 Carthouses, a very good granary and a garden" IWCRO ACC 80/31 (Marion Brinton: Farmhouses & Cottages of the Isle of Wight: 80 - 82).

Listing NGR: SZ4471888353


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1751 IOE Records taken by Robert Rudd; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Rev Robert Rudd. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Rudd, Robert

Rights Holder: Rudd, Robert


Brick, Iron, Rubble, Stone, Tile, Georgian Farmhouse, Domestic, Agricultural Dwelling, Dwelling, House, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building, Brewhouse, Food And Drink Processing Site, Monument (By Form)