Description: The Belvedere, 250 Yards South West of Claremont House
Date Listed: 14 August 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 286689
OS Grid Reference: TQ1331163286
OS Grid Coordinates: 513311, 163286
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3574, -0.3740
There is also a scheduled monument, The Belvedere, Claremont, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
TQ 16SW BOROUGH OF ELMBRIDGE CLAREMONT PARK
5/119 The Belvedere, 250
14.8.53. yards South west of
Belvedere. Circa 1716 by Sir John Vanbrugh. Colourwashed brick with tiled roof. H
shaped with four square, 3-stage, battlemtented corner towers. Two storeys to centre.
Three bays to each side with arched windows, mostly blocked, under projecting brick
imposts, continued as plat bands around the building. Rendered, projecting cills.
Blocked, arched door to south corner in vaulted porch recess. Belvedere in dilapidated
state at time of resurvey.
PEVSNER: BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND, SURREY (1971) p161.
DOWNES J.K. : ENGLISH BAROQUE ARCHITECTUR (1966) p84, ill 258.
DOWNES J.K. : VANBRUGH (1977) pp100-1, 107. ills 115,116,118.
Listing NGR: TQ1331163286
Source: English Heritage
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