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Backwell House

A Grade II Listed Building in Backwell, North Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4191 / 51°25'8"N

Longitude: -2.7191 / 2°43'8"W

OS Eastings: 350089

OS Northings: 169148

OS Grid: ST500691

Mapcode National: GBR JK.PW5H

Mapcode Global: VH88R.TLCF

Entry Name: Backwell House

Listing Date: 11 October 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1129820

English Heritage Legacy ID: 33437

Location: Backwell, North Somerset, BS48

County: North Somerset

Civil Parish: Backwell

Built-Up Area: Backwell

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST 56 NW BACKWELL

7/41 Backwell House
11.10.61
- 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

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