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Bellmount Tower

A Grade II* Listed Building in Belton and Manthorpe, Lincolnshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9383 / 52°56'18"N

Longitude: -0.5894 / 0°35'21"W

OS Eastings: 494898

OS Northings: 338814

OS Grid: SK948388

Mapcode National: GBR DPT.V3X

Mapcode Global: WHGKH.XDJR

Entry Name: Bellmount Tower

Listing Date: 21 September 1979

Last Amended: 14 November 1994

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1194859

English Heritage Legacy ID: 382849

Location: Belton and Manthorpe, South Kesteven, Lincolnshire, NG32

County: Lincolnshire

District: South Kesteven

Civil Parish: Belton and Manthorpe

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Belton St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text

BELTON & MANTHORPE
SK93NW BELTON PARK, Belton
1315-0/4/109 (East side)
21/09/79 Bellmount Tower
(Formerly Listed as:
BELTON PARK, Belton
Bellmount Tower at E end of
Bellmount Avenue)
II*

Viewing tower in the form of a tall arch. Mid C18, remodelled
c1780, damaged by fire 1841, restored c1989. By Samuel Smith
and the mason William Grey. Coursed squared stone, partly
rendered, with hipped slate roof topped with a turned wooden
balustrade. Wide coved eaves. 2 stages. Tall round headed
archway with keystone and impost bands. Under the arch, a
rebated round headed doorway on either side. The upper stage
has a Venetian window with bracket keystones to the
sidelights. Above it, 2 small round windows. At the rear,
similar fenestration with a blank Venetian window. On either
side, a stepped brick buttress, that to the right with stair
lights in the angle. The building formerly had wings, which
were removed c1780, on the advice of Philip Yorke.
One of several estate buildings commissioned by Sir John
Brownlow, Viscount Tyrconnel, of Belton House, between 1702
and 1754.
This building appears within Belton Park which is on the
Gardens Register at grade I.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N, Harris J & Antram N:
Lincolnshire: London: 1964-1989: 139; Marsden J & Barber A:
Belton House: London: 1985-1987: 42-43).


Listing NGR: SK9489838814

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