BOUVERIE HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1033351

Date first listed: 09-Dec-1998

Statutory Address: BOUVERIE HOUSE, 29, MELVILLE STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: BOUVERIE HOUSE, 29, MELVILLE STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Ryde

National Grid Reference: SZ 59715 92551

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History

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Details

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 471782

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