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HARPTREE COURT

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.

Name: HARPTREE COURT

List entry Number: 1136425

Location

HARPTREE COURT, WHITECROSS ROAD

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

County:

District: Bath and North East Somerset

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: East Harptree

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Sep-1960

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 32781

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ST 55 NE EAST HARPTREE WHITECROSS ROAD (north side)

5/41 Harptree Court 21.9.60 G.V. II

House. Circa 1800 with c.1820 additions. Possibly by Charles Harcourt Masters of Bath. Ashlar with slate roofs. Classical style with neo-Classical porches. Entrance front of 2 storeys, 13 bays: 5 bay slightly advanced central pedimented block, lower flanking wings with advanced pedimented end bays. Centre block has round-headed openings to ground floor, straight headed above. At time of resurvey (May 1985) these were being refenestrated with 6 pane sashes. Flanking wings have C19 casements, end bays have Venetian windows to ground floor (that to east blocked) and tripartite openings above, all with C19 casements. Greek Doric tetrastyle porch with ironwork balcony above. Venetian doorway with 8 raised and fielded panel door and reveals, patterned fanlight. Moulded cornice, plain parapet, ashlar stacks with terracotta pots. 2 storey and 1 storey service additions to left hand. Garden front of similar design but with 2 semi-circular bows to centre block with distyle Ionic porch between and balcony above. End bays have tripartite windows to ground floor with consoles to entablature and vase and swag friezes. Interior. Entrance Hall with 3 bay coupled Tuscan column arcade, oval domed stairwell. Several fine chimney pieces. Grounds laid out by C.H. Masters c.1800. (R. Cooke, West Country Houses, 1957).

Listing NGR: ST5685855936

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Cooke, R, West Country Houses, (1957)

National Grid Reference: ST 56858 55936

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