Egypt House, Cowes
Description: Egypt House
Date Listed: 9 August 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 419062
OS Grid Reference: SZ4846696569
OS Grid Coordinates: 448466, 96569
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7667, -1.3141
Location: Egypt Esplanade, Cowes, Isle of Wight PO31 8BP
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SZ 49 NE 4/86
Circa 1880. A large L-shaped asymmetrical house with tower. Built of red
brick with tiled roof. Two storeys and 7 windows to front elevation, 4 to
east wing. The front elevation has buttresses, a cornice of bricks set diagonally,
a crenellated parapet with crockets at intervals, and an off centre triangular
gable with 2 storey canted bay below. Windows are mullioned and transomed
casements and some of the ground floor windows have hood moulding. The right
side elevation has a porch with a crenellated parapet and a 4 centred archway.
Left side 3 storey tower.
Listing NGR: SZ4846696569
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