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Description: Fisherman's Cottage Public House
Date Listed: 14 February 1992
English Heritage Building ID: 310247
OS Grid Reference: SZ5852581054
OS Grid Coordinates: 458525, 81054
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6263, -1.1739
SZ5881 SHANKLIN CHINE
1352-0/8/212 Fisherman's Cottage Public House
Inn, formerly a cottage. built c1817 by a Mr W Colenutt who
opened a path through Shanklin Chine and started to charge
visitors a fee, but much altered and extended in C20. Built of
stone rubble with half-hipped thatched roof and red brick
chimnyestack to left-hand side. Roughly L-shaped; 2 storeys, 3
windows to main part, 2 windows to L-wing, now modern wooden
casement windows. Some windows have stuccoed architraves. 1
triple eyebrow dormer to south elevation. Simple doorcase to L
wing with stuccoed architraves. Modern penticed weather hood
above. French window to main part. Left side elevation has
door with quoined surround. Rear elevation has loading door
and modern flat-roofed extension. From 1845 James Sampson
(son-in-law of Mr Colenutt) provided visitors to Shanklin with
hot brine baths by piping sea water to a large tank and
heating in a copper boiler, In 1970 the bath was moved just
inside the lower entrance to Shanklin Chine.
(Parker, Alan:The Story of Victorian Shanklin:12) .
Listing NGR: SZ5852581054
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