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Marvel Farmhouse, Newport

Description: Marvel Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 February 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 309628

OS Grid Reference: SZ5002787019
OS Grid Coordinates: 450027, 87019
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6807, -1.2933

Location: Marvel Lane, Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 3DT

Locality: Newport
County: Isle of Wight
Country: England
Postcode: PO30 3DT

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Listing Text

SZ 58 NW 18/326
Marvel Farmhouse


The entry shall be amended to read:


18/326 Marvel Farmhouse


Farmhouse, now house. Early C19; incorporating some earlier features, altered mid
C19; restored 1982. Pale brick in English bond with blue-brick plinth and 1st
floor bands; all concealed by concrete render; Welsh slate roof. U-shaped plan
facing south-east with courtyard at rear. 2 storeys. 3-bay main elevation with
wings to rear that on right extended by 1 bay. Restored 2-light windows and
French windows with margin glazing bars. South-east elevation has central door of
3 fielded panels in panelled reveal with architrave having pulvinated panels and
corner roundels. Flanking French windows. Restored verandah with fretted
columns. Brick end stack to left. Right return: 3+1 bays. Verandah continues
from front across 2 french windows and a cross window. 3-light lst-floor window
on right to added bay. Two brick ridge stacks. Left return: front range has
later C19 door on right with glazing bars and etched and coloured glass which
formerly lead into conservatory (now removed). Rear: left wing has, at left end,
a 2-light casement window with some leading; right wing has door, an old casement
window and a side sliding sash window. Interior: front range has panelled window
reveals and shutters; in right room a large fireplace with timber lintel, and a
chamfered spine-beam with stepped cyma stops; cellar at rear of front range has
rubblestone walls; the right wing has large fireplace formerly with bread oven,
and chamfered cross-beams with stepped cyma stops; imperial stair with splat
balusters; on 1st floor, old doors and in front right-hand room stud work parti-
tion wall with rat-trap bend brick infill. Roof has principal rafter roof trusses
with wood-pegged, staggered, butt purlins; ridge piece to front range; boards laid
over rafters; some very wide floor boards.


Marvel Farmhouse
SZ 58 NW 18/326


Early C19 cement rendered 2 storeys. Main front to south. Gable and
hipped end slate roof. 3 windows 2 light, casements thin block wood
sills. Ground floor 2 original French windows. Central recessed door
of 3 fielded panels panelled, reveals and soffit, architrave with roundel.
corn blocks. Good slate roof verandah on cast iron pilasters carried
round on to east side.

Listing NGR: SZ5002787019

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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