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Maderia Hall Hotel

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ventnor, Isle of Wight

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Latitude: 50.5981 / 50°35'53"N

Longitude: -1.1941 / 1°11'38"W

OS Eastings: 457131

OS Northings: 77910

OS Grid: SZ571779

Mapcode National: GBR 9F4.JWK

Mapcode Global: FRA 87DH.6LX

Entry Name: Maderia Hall Hotel

Listing Date: 15 July 1976

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1075788

English Heritage Legacy ID: 421867

Location: Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38

County: Isle of Wight

Civil Parish: Ventnor

Built-Up Area: Ventnor

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Isle of Wight

Church of England Parish: Ventnor Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text

Madeira Hall Hotel
SZ 5777 2/168
Early Bonchurch marine residence. Circa 1800-1820, possibly enlargement of
old cottage. Gothicised, 2 storeys roughly dressed stone. Half H plan, the shallow
wings gabled with large kneelers. The right hand wing contains 2 storey shallow
canted stone bay with crenellated parapet - 2 lights to front, one each side, marginal
glazing intersecting to 4 centred heads of sashes, panelled apron 1st floor. Left
hand wing has 3 light stone mullioned windows to both floors with drip moulds.
The centre, with coved string and parapet, has a 2 storey, canted stone mullioned
bay window with coved cornice to left. Small central ground floor casement with
drip mould. Glazing bar sash window with drip mould over doorway to right. This
has 3 centred arch with panelled spandrels and crenellated cornice capping. East
elevation has wooden rectangular bay window to 1stfloor with glazing bar sash lights
and 2 glazing bar sashes with drip moulds. The house was inhabited in the early
C19 by a Miss Dick, apparently the model for Miss Faversham in Dickens' "Great
Expectations". Macaulay was in residence here in 1848. Madeira Hall is a picturesque
building set in spacious grounds, now used as hotel.

Listing NGR: SZ5713177906

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