This browser is not fully supported by Historic England. Please update your browser to the latest version so that you get the best from our website.


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.


List entry Number: 1278563



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


District: Isle of Wight

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Newport

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 01-Oct-1953

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

Legacy System Information

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System: LBS

UID: 309567

Asset Groupings

This list entry does not comprise part of an Asset Grouping. Asset Groupings are not part of the official record but are added later for information.

List entry Description

Summary of Building

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Reasons for Designation

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.


Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.


HIGH STREET 1. 1445 (North Side) The Guildhall SZ 5089 SW 3/45 1.10.53.


2. 1819. Architect John Nash. 2 storeys faced with coursed stucco. 1st floor: tetrastyle portico with giant Greek Ionic columns, dentil pediment, resting on ground floor of 3 round headed arches with keystones. 3 full length recessed sash windows, glazing bars, rendered lintels. Simple cast iron railings between columns. To right of facade Victoria clock tower of 1887 with small cupola pediments, columns and pilasters continuing Ionic style. The High Street front is continued with an Ionic colonnade, cornice and reeded parapet over. 5 windows as behind main portico. Arcading also continued on ground floor with smaller arches at base of clock tower and at east end.

2 bays of 4 storeys coursed rendering with parapet and dentil cornice, have been added to the east on the High Street and 5 bays also in keeping with original style have been added on Quay Street qv.

Listing NGR: SZ5002889222

Selected Sources

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details

National Grid Reference: SZ 50018 89217


© Crown Copyright and database right 2017. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2017. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1278563 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 19-Oct-2017 at 06:59:45.

End of official listing