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Bouverie House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ryde, Isle of Wight

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text

SZ 6092 RYDE MELVILLE STREET

632/3/10007 No. 29
Bouverie House

II


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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