The Isle of Wight

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Yale University Press, 2006 - Architecture - 348 pages
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This comprehensive and generously illustrated guide explores the beguiling buildings of the Isle of Wight. The island’s many towns, villages, and resorts are included in a detailed gazetteer, as are the charming villas and cottages ornes dotted around the spectacular coasts. Among the grand architecture found on the island are the powerful fortress of Carisbrooke Castle; the rich Baroque mansion of Appuldurcombe; Victoria and Albert’s Osborne House; and the extraordinary Quarr Abbey, a masterpiece of Expressionist brick. Other attractions include Roman villas, sturdy manor houses, powerful coastal defenses built for Henry VIII (and reinforced under Queen Victoria), and the retreats of Tennyson and other Victorian notables, not to mention a well-established tradition of innovative modern design.
  

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THE ISLE OF WIGHT
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About the author (2006)

David Wharton Lloyd is a qualified town planner and consultant on conservation matters to the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings. With Nikolaus Pevsner he coauthored the first Buildings of England edition on Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.

 

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