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Statutory Address:

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
Niton and Whitwell
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SZ57NW PUCKASTER LANE, Niton 1353-0/6/257 Puckaster


Large cottage orne. Early C19 altered C20. Built of stone rubble with roof formerly thatched now tiled and wooden fretted bargeboards. C20 stock brick chimneystacks. 1 to 2 storeys irregular plan. Rounded corner with 1 gabled dormer with fretted bargeboards and 3 casements. Ground floor has C20 6 light bay and rustic columns. To the left is a projecting 2 storey bay with similar windows. The Garden front has 1 dormer then a section with a projecting half-hipped roof with fretted bargeboards. 1 casement window with keystones and later ground floor bay. French windows. To the right of this are 2 gabled and a later C19 angled bay. Front has a projecting pentangular bay with dormers and fretted bargeboards and a doorcase with fanlight at an angle underneath this. There follows a gable with fretted bargeboards and casements, then a projecting gable with fretted bargeboards. 1st floor 3 light casement; ground floor 4 light window. To the left is a later C19 extension of 2 storeys and attics with half-hipped roof with fishscale tiles. 1:3:2 casements. 1 plain doorcase in this front. The interior contains an early C19 plastered Neo-Classical frieze probably made up rather than an exact copy of a classical work and probably executed soon after Lord Elgin shipped marbles from the Parthenon to England. Early C19 doorcases and overmantels. One of the more significant early C19 detached villas of the Undercliff area in the Isle of Wight.

Listing NGR: SZ5087875886


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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