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Garden Walls and Attached Outbuildings and Belenus Shrine to North of Belcombe Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.3448 / 51°20'41"N

Longitude: -2.2634 / 2°15'48"W

OS Eastings: 381748

OS Northings: 160664

OS Grid: ST817606

Mapcode National: GBR 0R0.QKT

Mapcode Global: VH96V.QG8G

Entry Name: Garden Walls and Attached Outbuildings and Belenus Shrine to North of Belcombe Court

Listing Date: 12 October 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1253042

English Heritage Legacy ID: 312811

Location: Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, BA15

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Bradford-on-Avon

Built-Up Area: Bradford on Avon

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Bradford-on-Avon Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

ST 86 SW

BELCOMBE ROAD(north side)Garden walls and attached outbuildings and Belenus Shrine, to N of Belcombe Court)

Garden walls and attached outbuildings and Belenus Shrine.1740s for Francis Yerbury, with later alterations;Belenus Shrine of 1840s for John Yerbury.Coursed limestone rubble with dressed quoins;Belenus Shrine of limestone ashlar.Garden walls with ashlar coping,of approx 45 x 75 m,has stone lintel over doorway to SW and early C19 shed with stone-coped pantile roof and chamfered square-headed door to S;stable to S of S wall has stone-coped gabled pantile roof:two-storey,four-window range south elevation has C19 door set in chamfered stone architrave and diamond-latticed casements set in two-light chamfered stone-mullioned ground-floor windows and large one-light first-floor windows.Belenus Shrine to SW in Classical style:west front has shaped gable with scrolled coping set above full entablature and pediment over doorway with Tuscan pilasters and flanking windows.Scrolled caps to antefixae of front and side gables,in Indian style.Wall,ramped with square-headed doorway,runs from Belenus Shrine to NW corner of Belcombe Court(q.v.).Belenus Shrine said to have been built for John Yerbury after his return from the first Seikh War in 1841.

Listing NGR: ST8174860664

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