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A small 4th century Roman coin hoard, (Area SZ5589) (43 – 409 AD) especially Theodosius, Arcadius and Honorius, was found at Havenstreet, in making the railway from Ryde to Newport. The railway line was made around 1875. Five coins from this hoard in I.W.C.A.C.1

Cottage, Leopards Farm, Main Road

Cottage (1701 - 1800 AD)

Red brick dressings around windows & doors. Porch on N/W side. Top 2 ft of N/W side made up of brick (English Bond). Stone work mainly chalk. Modern extension on northeast side with hipped roof. 2 storeys, clay tile roof. Rendered.2

C17 two storeys chalk rubble with red brick rusticated quoins and window dressings. Gable end double, old tile roofs. Two windows. Two light casements, glazing bars, wood frames. Recessed doors of four moulded panels, moulded doorcase. Gabled porch on rustic wood columns.3

Barn, Leopards Farm, Main Road

(1701 – 1800 AD)

Rectangular brick ventilation slits. Brick dressings around cart entrances. 2 cart entrances. 4 internal bays. Possibly originally hipped as gables are weatherboarded.2

Tithe Apportionment No.1382, Arreton Tithe map.[CRO JER/T/28]

Coppidhall Farm, Main Road

House (1801 – 1850 AD) East side of house, the roof material is plain clay tiles. Has red door & window dressings.

Barn (1750 - 1850 AD) Has 1 blocked in cart door & blocked in rectangular ventilation slots (brick).

Cow House (1750 - 1850 AD) Has 2 door entrances. The north east gable has 1/2 blocked in hay loft.4

Tithe Apportionment no.1358, Arreton Tithe Map. [CRO JER/T/28]

Grendon/The Haven/The Cottage/Main Road

House (1801 - 1850 AD) Has diamond pattern in brickwork between the upper floor window. Has a name plate with 'copse view z' (on The Haven).

Osborne View, Main Road

House (Mid C19 - 1852 AD) Has datestone surrounded by brick dressing. Has a string course, and a porchway, with eliptical fanlight above.

Cottage dated 1852 two storeys red brick with yellow brick rusticated dressings. Diamond cut string course. Gable end scallop tiled roof, diamond cut eaves cornice. Two casement windows each floor. Centred gable. The wooden porch is the most interesting feature originating from Ryde, circa 1820. Enclosed with one light each side, modern door in moulded surround, two panels with marginal strips, each side. Elliptical arched projecting lunette over, with flattened shell decoration, supported by thin Tuscan pilasters with reeded necking.5

Phylstang/Wootton View, Main Road

House (1801 - 1840 AD) Only two windows are original with glazing bars intact. All others are modern replacements.6

Mount House/Sunnymount, Main Road

House (1801 - 1850 AD) Mount House and Sunnymount both have side door entrance. Originally one house. Sunnymount has a bow window on first floor. On both side elevations brickwork is stretcher.

Providence Cottage, Church Lane

House (1801 - 1850 AD) Has some original sash windows in South West extension. Other windows are modern. The central house has a gabled porch with coping and kneelers. The other two have modern porches.7

Primrose Cottage, Church Lane

House (1750 - 1850 AD)

Speeds Cottage, Church Lane

House (1701 - 1800 AD) Has a steep pitched roof and a catslide at rear.7

The White Hart Inn, Main Road

Picture of White Hart Inn circa 1930
White Hart Inn circa 1930

PUBLIC HOUSE (1750 -1800 AD) Areas of chequered bond on East face and stone on north and West face. Ground floor windows have stone lintels. Stone sills. North gable has brick coping and kneelers.8

Tithe Apportionment No.1385, Arreton Tithe map. [CRO JER/T/28]

Havenstreet Main Road Milestone (Newport 4 miles, Ryde 3 miles)

MILESTONE (1801 - 1900 AD) Milestone shown on 1st Edition OS map. Marked 'Newport 4 miles, Ryde 3 miles'. Milestone observed Cartographic materials: Ordnance Survey. 1866. Ordnance Survey 1866 6 inch to 1 mile, Hampshire and Isle of Wight, sheet 90.

1. Doubleday, A. (ed). 1900. 'The Victoria History of the Counties of England: Hampshire and the Isle of Wight'. Vol 1: 348 London: Constable
2. M. Chivers/C. Slawson
3. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest: Borough of Ryde, DOE 18 May 1972, p.72, SZ59SE 7/244
Graphic material: Historic Buildings Record Photographs.
Unpublished document: SPAB Barn Survey form.
4 A. Coombes
5. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest: Borough of Ryde, DOE 18 May 1972, p.72, SZ59SE 7/243]
6. J. Davis.
7. C. Penberthy.
8. A. Lence/A. Pragnell
9. R. Loader 16 November 2007

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