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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
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
NITON AND WHITWELL
SZ5076 SANDROCK ROAD
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
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