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Shide, Isle of Wight

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Shide, Isle of Wight

Shide is a small settlement on the Isle of Wight, some of which is considered to be in the Newport conurbation. Shide Hill House, which sadly was demolished in the 1970s, was situated with its back towards St. George's Lane and Pan Chalk Pit with the reception rooms looking westwards across the Blackwater Road, river and railway to the open fields on the other side of the valley.
Administrative CountyIsle of Wight
Traditional CountyHampshire
OS GridSZ5088
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityHampshire

Other names by which Shide, Isle of Wight has been known in the past

Sida ~ Side

Shide, Isle of Wight in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Shide, vil. with ry. sta., 1 mile S. of Newport, Isle of Wight; Shide Bridge crosses the Medina here.

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