Historical information

The first Isle of Wight Hotel was built in c 1870. It burnt down in 1925 and was rebuilt. The hotel was sold and was to be demolished for a new hotel to be built on the site, however before this could take place it burnt down again on the 22nd May, 2010. The site is still vacant (1/9/2016).
Photographs donated by Lisa Schonborg.

Physical description

10 coloured photographs of the Isle of Wight Hotel Fire on the 22nd May 2010.
Varying views of the hotel from the front, side and back. Photograph 267-06 is of a painting found on inside of wall - behind original bar in main bar. Painted on Mortar.