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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1129820



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: North Somerset

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Backwell

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Oct-1961

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 33437

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7/41 Backwell House 11.10.61 - II

Small country house. Circa 1810-20. Ashlar; hipped slate roof behind parapet with moulded cornice, panelled frieze. 2 storeys on a plinth, cellars and attics to the rear. 5 bays: the outer and central bays are slightly advanced; the central bay rises through the parapet and is terminated by a blocking course. Glazing bar sash windows; those on the ground floor of the outer bays have moulded architraves and pediments on brackets and are set in shallow recessed, semi-circular headed niches; square, sunken panels over bays 2 and 4; moulded cill band under first floor windows. Central French door under fanlight, flanked by narrow sash windows; all set under a projecting porch, curvinlinear on plan, with Ionic columns, panelled frieze and a moulded cornice. Above the porch shallow segmental headed niches and sunken square panels flank the central window which has an architrave. Interior: cantilever staircase with wrought iron balustrade; elaborately detailed plasterwork to dome over stairwell.

Listing NGR: ST5008969148

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National Grid Reference: ST 50089 69148


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