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Rylstone House Hotel, Shanklin

Description: Rylstone House Hotel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 February 1992
English Heritage Building ID: 310245

OS Grid Reference: SZ5840781010
OS Grid Coordinates: 458407, 81010
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6259, -1.1756

Location: 8 Popham Road, Shanklin PO37 6RG

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

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Listing Text

1352-0/8/211 Rylstone House Hotel

Hotel, formerly house. c1860 cottage ornee. Built of stone
rubble with timber decorative treatment and roof mainly
covered in fishscale tiles. 2 parallel ranges. 2 storeys, 3
windows. South-east elevation has off-central projecting gable
with elaborate fretted bargeboards and pendants. 1st floor
projects on stone corbels and moulded wooden bressumer and has
applied diagonal framing and 4-light oriel window on brackets.
Ground floor 4-light window with hood moulding. This is
flanked by smaller gables with elaborate fretted bargeboards
and pendants. 2-light casements with stone hood moulding.
Ground floor has 5-light canted bays to sides and off-central
2-centred arched doorway under gable with elaborate fretted
surround. Late C19 wood and glazed conservatory to right-hand
side. Roof and gables have crested ridge tiles and there are 4
clusters of elaborate terracotta moulded chimneystacks.
South-west elevation has small gable with applied
timber-framing. North-east elevation has 2 gables, some
pointed--lancets and the returned verandah. The north-west
elevation has end gables with elaborate bargeboards and a
small central hipped bay. Carved bressumer the whole length. 4
windows, including 2 oriels on 1st floor and 2 bays on ground
Interior has a fine staircase with scrolled tread ends and 2
turned balusters to each tread and 4-panelled doors with
elaborate carving. Stylistically similar to Chine Lodge (see
item 8/214) .

Listing NGR: SZ5840781010

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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