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St Dominic's Priory, Newport

Description: St Dominic's Priory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 February 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 309779

OS Grid Reference: SZ4902087569
OS Grid Coordinates: 449020, 87569
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6857, -1.3075

Location: Nunnery Lane, Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 3DY

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

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Listing Text

St Dominic's Priory
SZ 48 NE 17/324A


Built 1865-6 by Gilbert Blount in Gothic style still showing some
Pugin influence. 2 storeyed main block, facing west, in coursed rubble.
Gable end slate roof. 2 small triangular dormers. 5 windows, 3 of them
with 2 lights, stone mullion and cusped arches. Doorway with triangular
dripstone, 2 small narrow lights above, also with cusped arches. Niche
with statue. The main block is flanked by an apsed chapel with bell croft
to the south and a 3 storeyed wing to the north with a crenellated
tower feature to the front which has a 1st floor oriel and below a
panelled door with a moulded 4 centred arch. The inner facade of the
north wing has 4 windows, as on the main block and a rectangular stone
roofed bay window of 4 lights with mullions and transom. The outer facade
has half hipped gables, the windows similar to the main block but taller.

Listing NGR: SZ4902087569

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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