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Latitude: 50.7295 / 50°43'46"N
Longitude: -1.1553 / 1°9'18"W
OS Eastings: 459715
OS Northings: 92551
OS Grid: SZ597925
Mapcode National: GBR 9CN.2S1
Mapcode Global: FRA 87G4.XDG
Entry Name: Bouverie House
Listing Date: 9 December 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1033351
English Heritage Legacy ID: 471782
Location: Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33
County: Isle of Wight
Civil Parish: Ryde
Traditional County: Hampshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Isle of Wight
Church of England Parish: Oakfield St John
Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth
SZ 6092 RYDE MELVILLE STREET
632/3/10007 No. 29
House. Circa 1855, by and for Thomas Hellyer, architect. Yellow brick with red-white- and green-brick and stucco dressings. Hipped Welsh slate roof; brick lateral stacks. 2 storeys with attic, 3 bays. Steps up to central porch which has attached pilasters with decorative capitals and finialled balustrade which continues to left. 1st-floor cill band. 4-pane sashes with segmental heads. Central attic window, flanked by brackets, rises through eaves in shaped gable. Broad lateral stacks with attic windows set in central panel. Interior:lavish original detailing includes panelled doors in architraves with ribbon and fruit mouldings; decorative cornices and ceiling mouldings; ornate fireplaces and mirrored overmantels; classical-style frieze to entrance vestibule and medallions in lower hall; niches to octagonal landing; stained glas stair window; moulded balusters and handrail-curtail to stair. Hellyer and his family moved into this house in 1855. An unusual mid-C19 house designed, built and occupied by an important local architect.
Listing NGR: SZ5971592551
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