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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: THE GUILDHALL

List entry Number: 1278563

Location

THE GUILDHALL, HIGH STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
Isle of WightUnitary AuthorityNewport

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.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 309567

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

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

II*

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

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National Grid Reference: SZ 50018 89217

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