Ventnor old picture postcards

Guide - circa 1900

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dates, where given, usually refer to the date on the postmark

Steephill Castle, Ventnor
Steephill Castle, Ventnor 1907
(demolished 1960's)
Ventnor from the sea
Ventnor from the sea
contributed by Gwen Dundon, NSW, Australia
Ventnor
Ventnor looking south
again Ventnor
Ventnor
Ventnor sea front
Ventnor Sea Front - 1907
Boniface Down
Boniface Down - 1911
Ventnor Pier
Ventnor Pier
Ventnor Pier 
Ventnor Beach and Pier

Ventnor Royal Victoria Pier was opened 1873 and badly damaged by fire in 1985. It was demolished 1992/3 (re piers.org.uk)

Ventnor from the sea
Ventnor from the west - 1908
Ventnor beach looking east 
Ventnor beach looking east
Ventnor from West Cliff
Ventnor from West Cliff


Ventnor High Street
Ventnor High Street
Ventnor High Street
Ventnor High Street - 1910
Footpath from Luccombe to Ventnor
Footpath from Luccombe to Ventnor


Royal National Hospital, Ventnor
Royal National Hospital for Consumption and Diseases of the Chest, Ventnor 
1868 - 1964 
Royal National Hospital, Ladies Block, Ventnor - 1925
Royal National Hospital,
Ladies Block, Ventnor
- 1925

The hospital buildings were demolished 1969 and the site purchased by the local council who established as a botanical garden. (re iowhospitals.org.uk)

Steephill Cove, Ventnor
Steephill Cove, Ventnor - 1907
Steephill Cove, Ventnor
Steephill Cove, Ventnor 
Steephill Cove, Ventnor
Steephill Cove, Ventnor - 1905
Steephill Cove, Ventnor
Steephill Cove, Ventnor  - 1905