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Belmont House and Racquets Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Wraxall and Failand, North Somerset

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Latitude: 51.433 / 51°25'58"N

Longitude: -2.702 / 2°42'7"W

OS Eastings: 351298

OS Northings: 170677

OS Grid: ST512706

Mapcode National: GBR JL.NT7H

Mapcode Global: VH88S.37YT

Entry Name: Belmont House and Racquets Court

Listing Date: 16 March 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1129055

English Heritage Legacy ID: 33591

Location: Wraxall and Failand, North Somerset, BS48

County: North Somerset

Civil Parish: Wraxall and Failand

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text




Small country house. Late C18, altered C19. Rendered brick and stone with ashlar dressings; slate roof behind moulded cornice and blocking course. 2 storeys. 3:3:3 bays with the centre 3 slightly advanced. Glazing bar sash windows; 9 panes over 12 on the ground floor; the ground floor windows of the centre section are late C19 or early C20 large pane windows under fanlights and in round-headed moulded surrounds with imposts and keystones - these windows are between Tuscan columns in antis with a plain entablature and cornice. Central panelled door. South-east elevation is 7 bays with the outer 2 advanced with tripartite windows and projecting square bay windows; the centre 5 windows are divided by pilasters; central door under flat hood on brackets. In the centre of the house is a late C19 private racquets court: cast-iron roof trusses.

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