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Summer House and Attached Garden Wall in Grounds of Shanklin Manor House Hotel (Not Included)

A Grade II Listed Building in Shanklin, Isle of Wight

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6235 / 50°37'24"N

Longitude: -1.184 / 1°11'2"W

OS Eastings: 457820

OS Northings: 80740

OS Grid: SZ578807

Mapcode National: GBR 9DS.TRH

Mapcode Global: FRA 87DF.BKV

Entry Name: Summer House and Attached Garden Wall in Grounds of Shanklin Manor House Hotel (Not Included)

Listing Date: 14 March 1949

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1212622

English Heritage Legacy ID: 310237

Location: Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO37

County: Isle of Wight

Civil Parish: Shanklin

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Isle of Wight

Church of England Parish: Shanklin St Blasius

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text

SHANKLIN
SZ58SE MANOR ROAD
1352-0/4/203 Summer House & attached garden wall
14/03/49 in grounds of Shanklin Manor House
Hotel (not included)
II

Former summerhouse, now table tennis room and garden wall.
Former summerhouse possibly C17 altered late C18, mid C19 and
C20. Stone with brick gables and plain tiled roof. Rectangular
building of 1 storey. Front elevation has 6-fielded panelled
door in moulded wooden architrave with wide wooden weather
hood on carved brackets above. Approached up a flight of 6
stone steps with handrail missing at time of survey and the
last step curved. Other faces have 1 early C19 type sash
window each having cambered head lining with Keystone and
12-pane sashes with slender glazing bars. Right side mid C19
red brick chimneystack.
Interior has mid C19 wooden fireplace with pilasters. Attached
is a section of early C19 brick diaper patterned garden wall
about 9ft high with stone coping, the rear cement rendered.
Inscription attached to summerhouse 'In this summerhouse in
May 1819 Captain H Kater FRS determined the length of the
pendulum, vibrating seconds at sea level, to be 39.13614
inches'. Said to have been the meeting place of Jacobite
supporters in the mid C18 as the local landowner Was a
Jacobite.


Listing NGR: SZ5782080740

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