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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: WESTOVER

List entry Number: 1292706

Location

WESTOVER, WINKLE STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
Isle of WightUnitary AuthorityCalbourne

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: 393045

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

CALBOURNE

SZ48NW WINKLE STREET 1354-0/6/157 Westover 18/01/67

GV II*

Large house. Recorded as having been built by a Thomas Holmes of Yarmouth c.1760 but surviving features are of the early C19 altered mid C19. Stuccoed with hipped slate roof. Moulded cornice and parapet. 2 storeys 9 windows. 12 pane sashes set in reveals. On the east front the 3rd, 4th and 5th window bays project with a pediment over and porch on ground floor with fluted Doric columns and triglyph frieze. Double doors with marginal glazing. On each side of this is a curved bay of 3 windows on ground floor with cornice and parapet over. The 2 northern most window bays were added in the mid C19 in matching style. The south front has 7 windows. The 3 central window bays project with a pediment over and wooden verandah of 6 columns on ground floor with triglyph frieze and iron railing over. The flanking portions and the return front facing west have a verandah on the ground floor also but with trellised iron columns and a tent-shaped canopy. Interior has an early C19 curved staircase with stick balusters, 6 panelled door and a series of good fireplaces. One early C19 fireplace has a panel with cherub and shell motifs and the Dining Room has a mid C19 black fireplace with gold anthemion design. This was one of the original Domesday Manors. In the early C17 the manor was owned by Robert Dillington of Knighton Gorges. In the early C20 the house was bought by Octavius Moulton Barrett, the youngest brother of Elizabeth Barrett Browning. (C W R Winter: The Manor Houses of the Isle of Wight: 175 AND 198; V.C.H.).

Listing NGR: SZ4235386331

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, The Victoria History of the County of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, (1912)
Winter, CWR , The Manor Houses of the Isle of Wight175
Winter, CWR , The Manor Houses of the Isle of Wight198

National Grid Reference: SZ 42353 86331

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