Walpan / Walpen Manor

4 Aug 1999
Walpan, Military Road, Chale, Isle Of Wight, PO38 2JE
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Walpen Manor, Military Road, Chale, Isle Of Wight, PO38 2JE
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


SZ47NE MILITARY ROAD 1353-0/5/79 Walpen Manor 18/01/67 (Formerly Listed as: MILITARY ROAD Walpan)


House. c.1610 extended in C20. Built of Isle of Wight stone rubble with thatched roof and central brick chimneystack.

T-shaped plan, 2 storeys and attics in gable end. 3 windows with 1 small extra mullioned window on 1st floor. Casements with stone mullions and dripstones. Ground floor windows altered. 2 storey central porch, gabled with kneelers and slate roof. Obtusely pointed arch with drip moulding above.

Rear elevation has quarter circle stone projection, once a stair turret. C20 2 storey stone rubble addition with tiled roof and 3 modern casements. Good interior including 2 early C17 stone 4 centred arched fireplaces on ground floor, 2 6 panelled plank and muntin doors, a wide chamfered beam with heart-shaped stops and oak wall cupboard. 1st floor has a ducats room above the porch, left side bedroom with 4 centred arched stone fireplace and lambs tongue stops to spine beam.

Main bedroom has spine beam with heart stops and floor joists and 2 6 panelled doors. One of the original Domesday Manors, at one time owned by Quarr Abbey.

(C W R Winter: "The Manor Houses of the Isle of Wight": 196; V.C.H.: 236).

Listing NGR: SZ4751778175


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

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Photographer: Rudd, Robert

Rights Holder: Rudd, Robert


Bembridge Limestone, Rubble, Stone, Thatch, Tile, Tudor House, Elizabethan Monument <By Form>, Stuart Domestic, Jacobean Dwelling