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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: AFTON MANOR

List entry Number: 1219355

Location

AFTON MANOR, NEWPORT ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
Isle of WightUnitary AuthorityFreshwater

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 18-Jan-1967

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 393105

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History

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Details

FRESHWATER

SZ38NW NEWPORT ROAD 1354-0/4/216 Afton Manor 18/01/67

GV II* .

Large house. c1725 with early C19 and early C20 aleterations. Built of chequerwork ashlar and stone rubble. Hipped tiled roof with end brick chimneystacks. 2 storeys and attics (with basement now closed in) 7 windows. Wide moulded wooden eaves cornice, stone stringcourse and deep plinth. 3 cambered dormers with 12 pane sashes. 7 12-pane sashes with wide glazing bars and keystones to ground floor windows. Central early C20 porch with 2 unfluted Greek Doric columns, 2 pilasters and entablature now closed in. Right side elevation has 5 windows and 1 further bay early C20 in matching style with 16 pane sash and half-glazed door with 4 light bay to rear. Interior has Morning Room with early C18 pine panelling with dado rail. Early C18 wooden fireplace with lion's skin, eared architrave with ovolo moulding and c1830 iron firegrate with swags, paterae and anthemion motifs. Dining Room has early C20 shell alcoves with serpentine shelves. Well staircase of c.1911 with 3 turned balusters to each tread and column newel. 1st floor hall with early C18 panelling. Master bedroom has early C18 pine panelling and marble fireplace with early C19 basket grate. Another bedroom has panelling and early C19 Gothic style fireplace with diamonds, quatrefoils and duck's nest grate with lady with cupid and urn. Another bedroom has early C18 panelling and early C19 firegrate. Attic has Billiard Room with late C19 fireplace. Basement has early C18 wine bins. One of the original Domesday Manors. (C.W.R. Winter: The Manor Houses of the Isle of Wight: 178).

Listing NGR: SZ3485186836

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Winter, CWR , The Manor Houses of the Isle of Wight178

National Grid Reference: SZ 34851 86836

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