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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
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
SZ58SE MANOR ROAD
1352-0/4/203 Summer House & attached garden wall
14/03/49 in grounds of Shanklin Manor House
Hotel (not included)
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
Listing NGR: SZ5782080740
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