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Keats Inn, Shanklin

Description: Keats Inn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 September 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 310239

OS Grid Reference: SZ5851781366
OS Grid Coordinates: 458517, 81366
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6291, -1.1740

Location: 14 Osborne Road, Shanklin PO37 6BE

Locality: Shanklin
County: Isle of Wight
Country: England
Postcode: PO37 6BE

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Listing Text

1352-0/8/204 Keats Inn

Inn originally built as Shanklin Club. c1880 in mixture of
Gothic and Mughal styles. rubble with modern concrete tiled
roof and wooden and cast iron detailing. 1 to 2 storeys on
sloping site. 3 bays. West elevation has central 2 storey
half-hipped section with fretted bargeboards flanked by 1
storey sections with gables having fretted bargeboards and
quatrefoil motif. These have no window and elaborate wooden
brackets. Elaborate balcony of 2 storeys, the ground floor on
circular columns, the upper on chamfered square columns, all
with curved cast iron brackets and railings. In the centre the
balcony projects to from a port-cochere. Side elevations have
1 hipped and 1 half-hipped gable and the balcony continues to
the east elevation which has a central large half-hipped gable
with central quatrefoil motif and elaborate fretted wooden
bargeboards flanked by 2 smaller gables also with fretted
bargeboards and quatrefoil motif. 3 French windows to 1st
floor. Casements to ground floor. Steps with stone balustrade
to centre. This building is stylistically similar to the
Chalet cafe (see Rylstone Garden) and may be by the same hand.

Listing NGR: SZ5851781366

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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