Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1130739

Date first listed: 18-Jan-1990



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District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Clarendon Park

National Grid Reference: SU 17123 28433


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CLARENDON PARK SHUTE END ROAD SU 12 NE (west side) 9/215 Belmont House II

House, circa 1835, extended circa 1855-1860. Cement render, hipped slate roofs. Two storeys to road, two plus basement to rear with garden at lower level. 1835 letter-L plan with plain deep eaves and recessed sash windows, 3 bays to north west front. 1850s block rectangular extending south east to form larger letter-L plan with projecting and pedimented entrance bay to north east elevation. Plate glass sashes in cement architraved surrounds with sill brackets. Entrance front of 3 bays has pilastered and pedimented centre bay with segmental pediment and consoles to upper floor window and projecting arched and corniced doorcase with channelled jambs, all in cement render. Area in front of side bays with elaborate cast iron balustrades. South east gable elevation has central canted bay window to ground floor, sash above. Garden front 1850s block has bay window at right to basement and ground floor, sash above, then 3 sashes, centre first floor one blind, 1835 block two bays with recessed sashes. Band course between storeys to whole of 1850s block and aired eaves brackets. Built out from 1835 block north east front is entablatured shallow wing with angle pilasters, band course and parapet. The original north west front, of 3 bays, disposed to the left, has doorway to left of centre with Doric porch. Stacks with entablatures interior: Two ground floor rooms of 1835 block with Neo-Classical painted ceilings of high quality, including busts of Homer and Dante, putti, vases and foliage. 1850s principal rooms have grand marble fireplaces, cornices, original gilded plastered pelmets, an elaborate pedimented and swagged over door, chair rails and wall panels. Hallway similar. Note: Belmont was built for John Staples. A drawing (copy in possession of the owner) of the house is signed W Wyndham Esq and dated 1835.

Listing NGR: SU1712328433


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