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Chalet Cafe

A Grade II Listed Building in Shanklin, Isle of Wight

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Latitude: 50.6251 / 50°37'30"N

Longitude: -1.1753 / 1°10'31"W

OS Eastings: 458429

OS Northings: 80926

OS Grid: SZ584809

Mapcode National: GBR 9DS.PNJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 87FF.1Y6

Entry Name: Chalet Cafe

Listing Date: 14 February 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1212924

English Heritage Legacy ID: 310244

Location: Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO37

County: Isle of Wight

Civil Parish: Shanklin

Built-Up Area: 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

1352-0/9/210 Chalet Cafe

Cafe. c1880 built in the style of a Swiss chalet. Built of
Isle of Wight stone rubble with slate roof and wooden
verandah. 2 storeys square in plan. North elevation has wide
gable with plain bargeboards, pendant and finial overhanging
on wooden brackets with quatrefoil motif. Decorative stone
band and 4 pointed French windows to both floors. The
principal decorative feature is a 2 storey balcony and
verandah round 3 sides with wooden columns and fretted
balustrade. Decorative tiling with Greek key design to ground
floor. East elevation has 2 windows. 1st floor has pointed
French window and 1 ogee-headed window. Ground floor has
pointed headed door surround with fanlight to left and
ogee-headed window to right. The inspiration for this building
is probably the Swiss chalet at Osborne House. Stylistically
it has affinities with Keats Inn (See Osborne Road) and may be
by the same hand.

Listing NGR: SZ5842980926

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