Historic Ryde Society

‘Giving Ryde’s Past to the Future’

Historic Ryde Society Quiz Night Thursday 26 October 2023 at Yelf's Hotel, at 7p.m. for 7.30pm.

Projected plan for Ryde Seafront
Proposal of 1846
This image has the inscription ‘Ryde Isle of Wight showing the proposed Crescent and Esplanade 1846’
Gilbert Macdougall, Architect
8 Parliament Street,
Thanks to IW Heritage Service for permission to use these images.
This shows a beautiful terraced esplanade – which would have put Ryde on a par with Bath!

Proposed plan 1846 of Ryde Seafront
Proposed plan 1846 of Ryde Seafront

The following image is a detail of the boat at the bottom right of the plan.

Detail from the Plan
Detail from the Plan

Next a detail of the Pierhead….

Detail of the pier
Detail of the pier

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