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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: NORRIS CASTLE FARM, THE BAILIFF'S HOUSE, TWO COTTAGES AND KITCHEN GARDEN WALL

List entry Number: 1223182

Location

NORRIS CASTLE FARM, THE BAILIFF'S HOUSE, TWO COTTAGES AND KITCHEN GARDEN WALL, NEWBARN ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
Isle of WightUnitary AuthorityEast Cowes

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

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: 418623

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Details

NEWBARN ROAD 1. 5270 East Cowes Norris Castle Farm, the Bailiff's House, Two cottages and kitchen garden wall SZ 59 All 5/72 17.8.51. I 2. Circa l800. Designed by James Wyatt. The farm buildings and kitchen garden stand back to back and together are composed to form an imitation mediaeval castle. Built of stone rubble. Roof concealed by parapet. The main front is that of the farm facing the drive on the north-west. In the centre is the bailiff's house, which is a small square building of 2 storeys and 3 windows with a castellated parapet over it. Its centre window bay projects and has a higher parapet over it. Sash windows with glazing bars intact, those on the 1st floor square-headed twin windows, those on the ground floor round-headed and containing 2 pointed lights. Round-headed doorcase with semi-circular fanlight containing 2 pointed lights. On each side of the bailiff's house is an embattled wall with 3 dummy lancet windows. Beyond these, squat towers with embattled parapets, each containing a round-headed cart archway with double doors. Then follow further portions of similar wall, and slightly higher but still squat square towers, each forming a cottage of 2 storeys and one window, similar to the bailiff's house in construction. Beyond these are further sections of wall flanking gateways of square piers with pointed arches and finally at the angles square turrets with dummy lancets. The castellated wall entirely surrounds the farmyard. This is paved with flagstones inside and divided into 2 unequal sections by the Dairy at right angles to the front, which has a large round-headed arch in the centre and a pediment over it. On the south-east side the farm buildings back on to the kitchen garden, round which the embattled wall is continued with square turrets at the angles. The entrance to the kitchen garden is on the north-east side through a round-headed doorcase with double doors flanked by square turrets. A most picturesque and unusual group.

Listing NGR: SZ5150095837

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National Grid Reference: SZ 51500 95837

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