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Garden Walls and Attatched Outbuildings and Belenus Shrine to North of Belcombe Court, Bradford-on-Avon

Description: Garden Walls and Attatched Outbuildings and Belenus Shrine to North of Belcombe Court

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 October 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 312811

OS Grid Reference: ST8174860664
OS Grid Coordinates: 381748, 160664
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3448, -2.2634

Location: 36 Belcombe Road, Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire BA15 1LY

Locality: Bradford-on-Avon
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA15 1LY

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Listing Text


(north side)

6/117 Garden walls and
outbuildings and
Belenus Shrine, to
N of Belcombe

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: 2-storey,
4-window range south elevation has C19 door set in chamfered stone architrave and
diamond-latticed casements set in 2-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 1st Seikh War in 1841.

Listing NGR: ST8174860664

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Source: English Heritage

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