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Country Club, Old Literary Institute, Newport

Description: Country Club, Old Literary Institute

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 1 October 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 309690

OS Grid Reference: SZ4987189135
OS Grid Coordinates: 449871, 89135
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6997, -1.2952

Location: B3323, Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 1LB

Locality: Newport
County: Isle of Wight
Country: England
Postcode: PO30 1LB

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Listing Text

(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


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

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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