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Backwell House, Backwell

Description: Backwell House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 October 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 33437

OS Grid Reference: ST5008969148
OS Grid Coordinates: 350089, 169148
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4191, -2.7191

Location: Stancombe Lane, Backwell, North Somerset BS48 3PN

Locality: Backwell
County: North Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BS48 3PN

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Listing Text


7/41 Backwell House
- II

Small country house. Circa 1810-20. Ashlar; hipped slate roof behind parapet
with moulded cornice, panelled frieze. 2 storeys on a plinth, cellars and
attics to the rear. 5 bays: the outer and central bays are slightly advanced;
the central bay rises through the parapet and is terminated by a blocking course.
Glazing bar sash windows; those on the ground floor of the outer bays have
moulded architraves and pediments on brackets and are set in shallow recessed,
semi-circular headed niches; square, sunken panels over bays 2 and 4; moulded
cill band under first floor windows. Central French door under fanlight,
flanked by narrow sash windows; all set under a projecting porch, curvinlinear
on plan, with Ionic columns, panelled frieze and a moulded cornice. Above the
porch shallow segmental headed niches and sunken square panels flank the central
window which has an architrave. Interior: cantilever staircase with wrought
iron balustrade; elaborately detailed plasterwork to dome over stairwell.

Listing NGR: ST5008969148

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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