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Harptree Court

A Grade II Listed Building in East Harptree, Bath and North East Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3009 / 51°18'3"N

Longitude: -2.6202 / 2°37'12"W

OS Eastings: 356858

OS Northings: 155936

OS Grid: ST568559

Mapcode National: GBR JP.Y9M7

Mapcode Global: VH89D.JKNL

Entry Name: Harptree Court

Listing Date: 21 September 1960

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1136425

English Heritage Legacy ID: 32781

Location: East Harptree, Bath and North East Somerset, BS40

County: Bath and North East Somerset

Civil Parish: East Harptree

Built-Up Area: East Harptree

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST 55 NE EAST HARPTREE WHITECROSS ROAD (north side)

5/41 Harptree Court
21.9.60
G.V. II

House. Circa 1800 with c.1820 additions. Possibly by Charles Harcourt Masters
of Bath. Ashlar with slate roofs. Classical style with neo-Classical porches.
Entrance front of 2 storeys, 13 bays: 5 bay slightly advanced central pedimented
block, lower flanking wings with advanced pedimented end bays. Centre block has
round-headed openings to ground floor, straight headed above. At time of
resurvey (May 1985) these were being refenestrated with 6 pane sashes. Flanking
wings have C19 casements, end bays have Venetian windows to ground floor (that to
east blocked) and tripartite openings above, all with C19 casements. Greek Doric
tetrastyle porch with ironwork balcony above. Venetian doorway with 8 raised and
fielded panel door and reveals, patterned fanlight. Moulded cornice, plain
parapet, ashlar stacks with terracotta pots. 2 storey and 1 storey service
additions to left hand. Garden front of similar design but with 2 semi-circular
bows to centre block with distyle Ionic porch between and balcony above. End
bays have tripartite windows to ground floor with consoles to entablature and vase
and swag friezes. Interior. Entrance Hall with 3 bay coupled Tuscan column
arcade, oval domed stairwell. Several fine chimney pieces. Grounds laid out by
C.H. Masters c.1800. (R. Cooke, West Country Houses, 1957).


Listing NGR: ST5685855936

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