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Mount Beacon House garden pavilion

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3931 / 51°23'35"N

Longitude: -2.3608 / 2°21'38"W

OS Eastings: 374990

OS Northings: 166066

OS Grid: ST749660

Mapcode National: GBR 0Q9.PXM

Mapcode Global: VH96M.178X

Entry Name: Mount Beacon House garden pavilion

Listing Date: 2 December 2011

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1405925

Location: Bath and North East Somerset, BA1

County: Bath and North East Somerset

Electoral Ward/Division: Lansdown

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Bath

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Summary

Garden pavilion, c1800, in the grounds of Mount Beacon House.

Description

Garden pavilion in grounds of Mount Beacon House [qv] approx 3m north-west, c1800 with C20 addition.

EXTERIOR: limestone ashlar, with a flat roof behind pediments. Approximately 3m-square in plan. It has semicircular arched recesses to the sides and a fanlight with keystone to the south-east, and it has a continuous moulded impost cornice and frieze. It has a modern plank door and there are rusticated quoins; and a narrow cornice encircles the building below the pediments.

INTERIOR: not inspected.

History

An unusually ambitious garden pavilion in the Neo-classical manner, reminiscent of contemporary watchman's boxes.

Reasons for Listing

* Architectural interest: an unusual example of a garden pavilion in the Neo-Classical style that is reminiscent of contemporary watchman's boxes;
* Group value: in the grounds of the Grade II Mount Beacon House.

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