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Country Club, Old Literary Institute

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6997 / 50°41'59"N

Longitude: -1.2952 / 1°17'42"W

OS Eastings: 449871

OS Northings: 89135

OS Grid: SZ498891

Mapcode National: GBR 8BJ.3C6

Mapcode Global: FRA 8757.9U2

Entry Name: Country Club, Old Literary Institute

Listing Date: 1 October 1953

Last Amended: 1 February 1972

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1365287

English Heritage Legacy ID: 309690

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

ST JAMES'S STREET
1.
1445
(East Side)
No 18A
(County Club, Old
Literary Institute)
(Formerly listed as
No 18A St James's Square)
SZ 4989 SE 2/82 1.10.53

II*


2.
Designed by John Nash 1811. The last bay to the corner of No 48 High
Street qv forms part of the same premises. 2 storeys faced in ashlar.
5 windows, the centre 3 divided by Tuscan pilasters, frieze and 3 bay
pediment above. Blind attic with coping to sides. Block string courses
between storeys. Windows: recessed, sash, glazing bars, block sills,
flat arches with keystones. Ground floor has rusticated arcade of 5
openings, the centre 3 slightly projecting with segmental arches, the outer
ones round headed, all with keystones. To the south and set back an
extension of 3 storeys in rough dressed ashlar. Gable end slate roof.
2 windows, recessed, sash, glazing bars, block sills, the ground floor
window is wider, all have stone lintels. Recessed door of 6 fielded
panels, 2 glazed, stone lintel over.


Listing NGR: SZ4987189135

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