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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: EAST DENE WORKERS TRAVEL ASSOCIATION GUEST HOUSE

List entry Number: 1224413

Location

EAST DENE, BONCHURCH VILLAGE ROAD
WORKERS TRAVEL ASSOCIATION GUEST HOUSE, BONCHURCH VILLAGE ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
Isle of WightUnitary AuthorityVentnor

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 30-Mar-1951

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 420479

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

BONCHURCH VILLAGE ROAD 1. 5271 (North Side), East Dene (Workers Travel Association SZ 5778 1/15 Guest House) 30.3.51. II* 2. Built circa 1825-30 for Mr Surman to the designs of a Mr Beazley. One of the early Undercliff Tudor-Gothic houses. In 1837 it was taken on a lease by Admiral Charles Henry Swinburne, the father of Algernon Swinburne who had been born earlier that year. East Dene was Swinburne's childhood house, where some of his earliest poetry was written. He is buried with other members of his family in St Boniface's Churchyard. The house is of 2 storeys rough dressed stone with steep pitch slate roof. Main front to south; 6 windows, mullioned casements, 2 gables with kneelers, one surmounted by round chimney pot, the other by a finial. Projecting window bays below gables, that to east with buttresses and canted bay on ground floor. 3 oriel windows on let floor. The west or entrance front is of 5 windows. 3 gables with ornamental bargeboards, projecting window bays below. The section between the centre and the northernmost projection is jettied with corbel brackets of stone. 2 canted bay windows ground floor. Parapeted porch. The interior is in a quite successful imitation Tudor style. There is a glazed link walk-way down to the former stable block, now the Guest House Annexe.

Listing NGR: SZ5775578136

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National Grid Reference: SZ 57755 78136

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