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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1033351



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


District: Isle of Wight

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Ryde

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Dec-1998

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 471782

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SZ 6092 RYDE MELVILLE STREET 632/3/10007 No. 29 Bouverie House


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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National Grid Reference: SZ 59715 92551


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