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List Entry Summary

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

Name: 88 AND 89, HIGH STREET

List entry Number: 1222954



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


District: Isle of Wight

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Cowes

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 17-Aug-1951

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 418446

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HIGH STREET 1. 5270 West Cowes (east side) Nos 88 and 89 SZ 4996 SE 1/54 17.8.51. II* 2. C18 house with shop and malthouse to the north, timber-framed but refronted in late C18 to early C19, separated by a carriage arch. The house, no 88 is of red brick on a cemented and rusticated plinth with slate roof. Two storeys, basement and attics. Five windows, 2 dormers. The 3 centre windows project with a pediment over, having Sun fireplaque. Wooden modillion eaves cornice. Sashes with glazing bars intact. Doorcase with engaged Tuscan columns, open pediment, semi-circular fanlight and 6 panelled door approached up 4 steps. The shop and malthouse consist of a timber-framed building C17 or earlier, encased in red brick in the late C18 or early C19. The ceiling beams are visible above the carriage arch. Two storeys and attics. The shop to the north has a C19 shop window. Above on the 1st floor are 2 round-headed windows with ornamental cast iron glazing bars giving the effect of a grille as they are only partly glazed. Over this is a gable containing a round window of similar ornamental design. The malthouse building no 89 extends right back to the water-front, is partly built of stone rubble and has 5 similar round-headed windows of this ornamental design on its south front, but these are all wholly glazed. To the rear of the house is another malthouse or warehouse of tarred brick and weatherboarding with similar ornamental windows.

Listing NGR: SZ4963796199

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National Grid Reference: SZ 49637 96199


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