The Belvedere, Waldershare Park, Shepherdswell with Coldred - Dover

Belvedere, 1725 to1770, probably by Colen Campbell for Sir Henry Furnese. Located at the southern end of the western side of an early C18 Wilderness and overlooking the park to the north and south. Derelict for many years and now in a ruinous state. Temporary scaffolding and a protective canopy have been completed with grant aid from Historic England.

The Belvedere, Waldershare Park, Shepherdswell with Coldred - Dover
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: The Belvedere
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade I
  • List Entry Number: 1051607
  • Local Planning Authority: Dover
  • Site Type: Gardens parks and urban spaces > Garden building


  • Building Name: The Belvedere
  • Locality: Waldershare Park
  • County: Kent
  • District / Borough: Dover
  • Parish: Shepherdswell with Coldred
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Dover
  • Region: South East

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Very bad
  • Occupancy / Use: Vacant/not in use
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Private
  • Designation: Listed Building grade I, RPG grade II