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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
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
ST 56 NW BACKWELL
7/41 Backwell House
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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