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A Grade II Listed Building in West Witton, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.2965 / 54°17'47"N

Longitude: -1.9519 / 1°57'6"W

OS Eastings: 403225

OS Northings: 488990

OS Grid: SE032889

Mapcode National: GBR GLTR.6L

Mapcode Global: WHB5Q.Z8NK

Entry Name: Belvedere

Listing Date: 13 February 1967

Last Amended: 24 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1179599

English Heritage Legacy ID: 321880

Location: West Witton, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL8

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

Civil Parish: West Witton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text


8/134 Belvedere
(Formerly listed as Temple
13/2/67 Summerhouse to north west
of Temple Farm)


Belvedere. Dated 1792, By John Foss of Richmond for T.J. Anderson of Swinithwaite
Hall. Sandstone ashlar, lead roof. Octagonal in plan, 2 storeys. Ground floor: plain
plinth; above, vermiculated rustication with round-headed panels of plain ashlar, mostly
forming blind openings, but with door of 6-flush panels on east side, and sash window
with glazing bars on north side, below which is carbed the date. Above, a parapet with
balustraded panels except over door, where there is a sculpture of a talbot. First
floor set back behind walkway: plain ashlar, with round-headed panels, containing door
on east side, windows on other 3 alternate sides, intermediate sides being blind.
Modillion cornice, blocking course. Shallow dome. Interior: ground-floor room with
cast-iron range, boiler, and deep window seats. Domed ceiling of stone. Closet between
inner and outer walls, also stone staircase leading up to parapet walkway, giving
external access only to upper room, which has a cast-iron fireplace and good Neo-
classical plasterwork.

Listing NGR: SE0322588990

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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