BILHAM BELVERDERE SUMMER HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1151628

Date first listed: 05-Jun-1968

Date of most recent amendment: 11-Apr-1986

Statutory Address: BILHAM BELVERDERE SUMMER HOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address: BILHAM BELVERDERE SUMMER HOUSE

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

District: Doncaster (Metropolitan Authority)

Parish: Hooton Pagnell

National Grid Reference: SE 48206 06119

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History

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Details

SE40NE HOOTON PAGNELL BILHAM

4/98 Bilham Belevedere Summer House 5.6.68 (formerly listed as Summer House)

II

Summer house. c1800 by John Rawstorne for William Hewett of Bilham Hall (demolished). Rubble limestone, roof now collapsed. Single-cell central block of 2 storeys has vaulted undercroft, curved-bay protection to front and lower single-bay side wings. Chamfered quoins. Curved bay: dislodged doorcase retains pediment; shaped panel and band over, upper walling ruined. Central block above has quoined opening with tripartite keyblock. Wing to left has round-arched brick panel and large area of walling missing. Wing to right has standing corner and return wall. Rear: chamfered, rounded arch to undercroft. Intact opening above has projecting sill, quoined architrave and tripartite keyblock. Rusticated round- arched panel to basement of each wing. Return walls of central block retain openings as on lst-floor front.

Interior: groined brick vault to undercroft.

Miller (p277) notes "... W. N. W. Hewett, Esq. who has lately, at some distance from his mansion, erected an elegant small structure called Bel-vedere or Belle Vue, which commands, perhaps, the most extensive, but certainly the richest prospect of any place in the West-Riding of Yorkshire".

Designs for the building exhibited by Rawstorne at the Royal Academy in 1800 (Colvin), p673). Colvin wrongly states that the building is,demolished.

H. Colvin, A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1800, 1978.

E. Miller, The History and Antiquities of Doncaster, 1804.

Listing NGR: SE4820606119

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 334519

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Colvin, H M, A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840, (1978), 673
Miller, E , The History and Antiquities of Doncaster, (1804), 277

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