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The Prince of Wales Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ryde, Isle of Wight

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Latitude: 50.7288 / 50°43'43"N

Longitude: -1.1635 / 1°9'48"W

OS Eastings: 459133

OS Northings: 92462

OS Grid: SZ591924

Mapcode National: GBR 9CN.6MX

Mapcode Global: FRA 87G4.SNJ

Plus Code: 9C2WPRHP+GH

Entry Name: The Prince of Wales Public House

Listing Date: 21 January 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1216974

English Heritage Legacy ID: 411700

Location: Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33

County: Isle of Wight

Civil Parish: Ryde

Built-Up Area: Ryde

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Isle of Wight

Church of England Parish: Ryde

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text

(West Side)
No 174 (The Prince of Wales
Public House)
SZ 5992 3/230 21.1.70.


One of the oldest buildings in Ryde possibly dating back to the C17 about
contemporary with the "Rose and Crown" in Newport. Three storeys timber
frame, weatherboarded to rear. The first and second floors on the High
Street front are hung with mathematical tiles, the ground floor is
Edwardian red brick. Gable end old tile roof eaves cornice. The side
wall, to the North, is of rubble in its upper part. Three windows
second floor, slightly recessed, sash, glazing bars intact. Two
early C19 bay windows either side of first floor centre window. Three
lights each, glazing bars intact, with pilasters frieze and cornice,
panelled apron to left hand one. The ground floor has a central segment
headed doorway with an Edwardian shop front to the right with panelled
pilasters, facia board and cornice and to the left a small bar front
of the same date with central door flanked by frosted plate glass windows
with segmental heads. The house has traditional associations with
smugglers and contains a secret staircase.

Listing NGR: SZ5913392462

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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