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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: COUNTRY CLUB, OLD LITERARY INSTITUTE

List entry Number: 1365287

Location

COUNTRY CLUB, OLD LITERARY INSTITUTE, 18A, ST JAMES'S 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: 01-Feb-1972

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 309690

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Summary of Building

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History

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Details

ST JAMES'S STREET 1. 1445 (East Side) No 18A (County Club, Old Literary Institute) (Formerly listed as No 18A St James's Square) SZ 4989 SE 2/82 1.10.53

II*

2. Designed by John Nash 1811. The last bay to the corner of No 48 High Street qv forms part of the same premises. 2 storeys faced in ashlar. 5 windows, the centre 3 divided by Tuscan pilasters, frieze and 3 bay pediment above. Blind attic with coping to sides. Block string courses between storeys. Windows: recessed, sash, glazing bars, block sills, flat arches with keystones. Ground floor has rusticated arcade of 5 openings, the centre 3 slightly projecting with segmental arches, the outer ones round headed, all with keystones. To the south and set back an extension of 3 storeys in rough dressed ashlar. Gable end slate roof. 2 windows, recessed, sash, glazing bars, block sills, the ground floor window is wider, all have stone lintels. Recessed door of 6 fielded panels, 2 glazed, stone lintel over.

Listing NGR: SZ4987189135

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National Grid Reference: SZ 49871 89135

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