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Mottistone, Isle of Wight

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Mottistone, Isle of Wight

Mottistone is a village on the Isle of Wight, it is located in the popular tourist area the Back of the Wight. It is located 8 Miles southwest of Newport in the southwest of the island. It is home to the National Trust's Mottistone Manor.
Administrative CountyIsle of Wight
Traditional CountyHampshire
OS GridSZ4083
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityHampshire

Other names by which Mottistone, Isle of Wight has been known in the past

Messetone ~ Mottiston ~ Modrestan

Mottistone, Isle of Wight in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Mottistone, par. and vil., Isle of Wight, 1½ mile NW. of Brixton, 1100 ac. and 66 foreshore, pop. 143; Mottistone Manor House dates from the 16th century; Mottistone Down is 610 ft. high.

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