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!
The following image is a detail of the boat at the bottom right of the plan.
Next a detail of the Pierhead….