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The Well House

A Grade II Listed Building in Niton, Isle of Wight

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Latitude: 50.5819 / 50°34'54"N

Longitude: -1.2881 / 1°17'17"W

OS Eastings: 450497

OS Northings: 76033

OS Grid: SZ504760

Mapcode National: GBR 8CW.K4M

Mapcode Global: FRA 876J.D0Q

Entry Name: The Well House

Listing Date: 22 November 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1292747

English Heritage Legacy ID: 392870

Location: Niton and Whitwell, Isle of Wight, PO38

County: Isle of Wight

Civil Parish: Niton and Whitwell

Built-Up Area: Niton

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Isle of Wight

Church of England Parish: Niton St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text


1353-0/8/230 The Well House


House. c.1870. Built for Frederic Vilmet in French Chateau
style. Built of coursed stone rubble with ashlar quoins and
slate roof. 1 storey and attics 2 windows. Elaborate moulded
cornice and balustraded parapet with urns. Mansard roof,
ramped up in the centre and with an iron finial. Iron cresting
to roof. 2 oval attic windows. Projecting central portico with
curved open pediment, paired Doric pilasters and round-headed
entrance with keystone impost blocks. Round-headed fanlight
and double doors. 2 sashes with verticals only and cornice and
brackets above. Lean to in matching style to left side.
Frederic Vilmet was the son of George IV's French Chef.

Listing NGR: SZ5049776033

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

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