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Bountrol and Adjacent Garden Wall, Beckington

Description: Bountrol and Adjacent Garden Wall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 266969

OS Grid Reference: ST7992852204
OS Grid Coordinates: 379928, 152204
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2686, -2.2891

Location: 21 Bath Road, Beckington, Somerset BA3 6SJ

Locality: Beckington
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA3 6SJ

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Listing Text


4/22 No 23
(Bountrol) and adjacent garden



House, one of virtually identical detached pair. Dated 1820 from deeds. Ashlar, end pilasters, hipped slate roof, 2
off ridge brick stacks on ashlar bases. Austere classical and symmetrical villa. Two storeys, 3 bays, sash windows
with glazing bars, those to ground floor in very slight segmental headed recesses; plain first floor band. Central
door opening, 6-panelled door, top 2 panels glazed as one. Iron tent canopy verandah on C20 circular iron poles;
original decorative member of cast-iron surviving to each end. Garden wall at right angles to right creating division
from grounds of Clifford House (qv); rubble, feather edged coping, low ashlar pier nearest house; wall ramped up to 2
metres high, extending for 30 metres. Building forms an unusual group with No 21 (Clifford House), Bath Road (qv).

Listing NGR: ST7992852204

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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