A rather impressive home across the Solent

Norris Castle, East Cowes
Norris Castle, East Cowes
The junction of Southwick Hill Road and London Road, Cosham, with a tram passing over the  bridge. Not a traffic light to be seen. Picture: GA Tucker

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You might have noticed this fantastic castle-like building on the Cowes skyline.

It is a private home built in 1790 in the style of a Norman castle.

It has no fortifications and very few living rooms or bedrooms. Queen Victoria stayed there before Osborne House was built.