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Beltoft House, Belton

Description: Beltoft House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 March 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 165065

OS Grid Reference: SE8101106724
OS Grid Coordinates: 481011, 406724
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5509, -0.7787

Location: Clouds Lane, Belton, North Lincolnshire DN9 1NE

Locality: Belton
County: North Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN9 1NE

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Listing Text

(south side)
8/9 Beltoft House
- II

House. C18 or earlier origins, altered and refronted in early C19 for John
Collinson. Stuccoed brick. Concrete tile roof. U-shaped on plan: 2-room,
central entrance-hall south front with single-room section to rear left,
linking with earlier 3-room north range. 2 storeys. South front: 2:1:2
bays with pedimented central bay, and side bays breaking forward. Plinth
with raised sections beneath windows. Central entrance has Doric porch with
columns carrying entablature with moulded cornice, blocking course and plain
C20 balcony railings. Pilasters flanking recessed part-glazed double doors
with 4 panes over single panels. Side bays have French windows with glazing
bars in reveals. First-floor band. First floor: central bay has full-
length tripartite sash with glazing bars beneath entablature with moulded
cornice and hood, and plain coped open pediment. Side bays have 12-pane
sashes with narrow glazing bars and projecting sills. Plain frieze below
eaves with moulded cornice. Triple-span roof with stone-coped gables: Pair
of stacks to rear. Right return has French window, double first-floor band,
plain frieze and corniced gutter at eaves level. Left return has 3 gabled
ranges: front range with French windows and small 12-pane sash to ground
floor, pair of 12-pane sashes to first floor, band at first-floor and eaves
level; narrower central section, flanked by wide pilasters with gabled
coping (that to left damaged), has single 12-pane sashes in flush wooden
architraves to each floor. North front, with 4 first-floor windows, has
enclosed single-storey porch with 6-panel door beneath radial fanlight,
round-headed panels with sills to sides, flat stone roof; 12-pane ground-
and first-floor sashes in flush wooden architraves with stone sills; coped
gables with shaped kneelers. Corniced stacks throughout. Interior. South
front has original early C19 moulded cornices to hall and main rooms,
pilastered marble chimney-piece to ground floor left, flagstone floor to
hall, elliptical arches to rear stairhall and first-floor hall with
archivolts and panelled soffits, open-well staircase with wreathed mahogany
handrail, slender plain balusters and profiled cheek-pieces. Panelled
window shutters and 4-beaded-panel doors. North range has chamfered spine
beam and exposed joists to central room, early C19 moulded cornice and
boxed-in beam to north-west room, C18 2- and 4-fielded-panel doors. W Read,
History of The Isle of Axholme, 1858, pp 357-60; N Pevsner and J Harris,
The Buildings of England; Lincolnshire, 1978, p 190.

Listing NGR: SE8101106724

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Source: English Heritage

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