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The Guildhall

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

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Latitude: 50.7005 / 50°42'1"N

Longitude: -1.2931 / 1°17'35"W

OS Eastings: 450018

OS Northings: 89217

OS Grid: SZ500892

Mapcode National: GBR 8BB.XL1

Mapcode Global: FRA 8757.B16

Entry Name: The Guildhall

Listing Date: 1 October 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1278563

English Heritage Legacy ID: 309567

Location: Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30

County: Isle of Wight

Civil Parish: Newport

Built-Up Area: Newport (Isle of Wight)

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Isle of Wight

Church of England Parish: Newport St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text

(North Side)
The Guildhall
SZ 5089 SW 3/45 1.10.53.


1819. Architect John Nash. 2 storeys faced with coursed stucco. 1st
floor: tetrastyle portico with giant Greek Ionic columns, dentil pediment,
resting on ground floor of 3 round headed arches with keystones. 3 full
length recessed sash windows, glazing bars, rendered lintels. Simple
cast iron railings between columns. To right of facade Victoria clock
tower of 1887 with small cupola pediments, columns and pilasters continuing
Ionic style. The High Street front is continued with an Ionic colonnade,
cornice and reeded parapet over. 5 windows as behind main portico.
Arcading also continued on ground floor with smaller arches at base of
clock tower and at east end.

2 bays of 4 storeys coursed rendering with parapet and dentil cornice,
have been added to the east on the High Street and 5 bays also in keeping
with original style have been added on Quay Street qv.

Listing NGR: SZ5002889222

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