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Femhill, Isle of Wight

Historical Description

Femhill, a seat in the Isle of Wight, on the Wootton river, 2 miles NE of Newport. It was built by the Hon. T. Orde, afterwards Lord Bolton, shows the characters of Batty Langley Gothic, with a high tower, and stands amid fine grounds, which slope to the river's edge.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5