Wroxall, Isle of Wight

Wroxall is a village and civil parish[2] in the central south of the Isle of Wight.

It is close to Appuldurcombe House.[3]

The parish church is St. John's Church, Wroxall.

Bus services operated by Southern Vectis link the village with the towns of Newport, Ryde, Sandown, Shanklin and Ventnor, as well as intermediate villages.[4]

Wroxall, Isle of Wight, UK
View of Wroxall from Stenbury Down
Wroxall
St John's Church, Wroxall, Isle of Wight, UK

St. John's Church, Wroxall village centre.
Wroxall is located in Isle of Wight
Wroxall
Wroxall
Location within the Isle of Wight
Population1,753 (2011)[1]
OS grid referenceSZ550798
Civil parish
  • Wroxall
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townVENTNOR
Postcode districtPO38
Dialling code01983
PoliceHampshire
FireIsle of Wight
AmbulanceIsle of Wight
EU ParliamentSouth East England
UK Parliament

References

  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Retrieved 19 October 2015.
  2. ^ English Parishes & Welsh Communities N&C 2004
  3. ^ "Tragedy, scandal and wealth – the story of one great house". Isle of Wight County Press.
  4. ^ "Southern Vectis bus route 3". www.islandbuses.info. 2008. Archived from the original on 28 April 2008. Retrieved 4 May 2008.
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St John's Church, Wroxall

St. John's Church, Wroxall is a parish church in the Church of England located in Wroxall, Isle of Wight.

Stenbury Down

Stenbury Down is a chalk down on the Isle of Wight. It is located close to the town of Ventnor, in the southeast of the island, and rises to 226 metres at its highest point, west of Wroxall, Isle of Wight. Stenbury Down is an elongate down running approximately north to south.

There is an obelisk erected in 1774 by Sir Richard Worsley in memory of Sir Robert Worsley of Appuldurcombe House. The monument was struck by lightning in 1831 and partially demolished. In 1983 it was restored to its current state by General Sir Richard Worsley with assistance from the Isle of Wight Council and the people of Gatcombe Parish.

There are also two prominent radio masts. The northern end terminates in the Gat Cliff, whereas the southern end transition into Week Down.

Vehicle access is available via Rew Lane and a steep unnamed road.

Wroxall

Wroxall may refer to:

Wroxall, Isle of Wight, England

Wroxall Manor, Isle of Wight

Wroxall, Warwickshire, England

Wroxall Abbey, Warwickshire

Wroxall railway station

Wroxall railway station was an intermediate station on the Isle of Wight Railway line from Ryde, situated between Shanklin and Ventnor with an upland situation. To the north lay Apse Bank with its three miles of 1 in 70 gradient and three bridges,. The gradient eased in the station but increased again to 1 in 88 as Ventnor Tunnel was approached.

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