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Description: Apse Manor Country Hotel
Date Listed: 21 July 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 310165
OS Grid Reference: SZ5635581908
OS Grid Coordinates: 456355, 81908
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6342, -1.2045
SZ58SE Apse Manor Country Hotel
Hotel, formerly manor house. Late C16 or early C17 altered and
extended in C18 and C19. Built of Isle of Wight coursed stone
rubble with tiled roof. Roughly L-shaped building of 2
storeys. North wing, late C16 or early C17. 3 windows
including one in gable with headers and one in projecting 2
storey porch. Gable has early C17 3-light stone mullioned
window with dripstone and below early C17 5-light mullioned
and transomed window. To left of this is C19 casement on 1st
floor and 3 light C17 mullioned window on ground floor. Two
storey projecting porch to south has C19 oriel on 1st floor
and, on ground floor, a circular colunm and 2 centred arched
door with hood moulding. Projecting stone chimneybreast at the
north end. Also 1 storey service wing with 1 mullioned window.
South wing is C19 with large gable and casement windows, some
with mullioned and transomed windows. West wing is probably an
C18 addition with semi-circular staircase turret. Attached to
south is C19 wing now in separate ownership not of special
Interior has Dining Room with late C16 or early Cl7 stone
4-centred arched fireplace with blank spandrels. Oak
roll-moulded panelled ceiling. Early C19 6-panelled door. Some
chamfered spine beams.
At one time in the ownership of the Canons of Christchurch.
(Winter CWR:The Manor Houses of the Isle of Wight:180).
Listing NGR: SZ5635581908
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Source: English Heritage
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