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Belton House

Belton House was built in 1685-8 for Sir John Brownlow. The design, probably provided by William Winde, was executed by the mason-contractor William Stanton. Sir John employed first-class craftsmen, including the carpenter Edward Willcox and the plasterer Edward Goudge, to create a series of rich and opulent interiors which rank with the finest Baroque decoration in the country. The local carver Edmund Carpenter was responsible for much of the woodcarving in the house, while some carvings have been attributed to Grinling Gibbons. Neo-classical alterations were made in the 18th century and early 19th century; however in the 1870s, the 3rd Earl Brownlow decided to restore the house to its original splendour and commissioned some remarkable neo-Caroline interiors.

Visitor Information

Address:
Grantham,
Lincolnshire,
England,
NG32 2LS

Telephone: 01476 566116

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/belton-house

Accredited Museum

Belton House, Lincolnshire (Accredited Museum)

This collection has 18,126 items online

An important collection of English display and table silver including Thomas Heming’s service for Sir John Cust, Speaker of the House of Commons (1761-70) and early 18th century sconces from the Royal household; oriental ceramics, including important pieces of 17th century Japanese Imari and Chinese famille verte; a collection of family portraits from 16th-20th centuries said to include some of the best examples of late 17th century English portraiture in the country and a stunning full length portrait of Lady Brownlow by Lord Leighton; three massive canvasses by Hondecoeter and a cabinet of Old Masters; architectural drawings relating to Belton by Wyatt, Wyatville and Salvin; the Trust’s second largest library (over 11,000 titles – 5,500 printed before 1801) magnificently rich in many areas, particularly in early continental books, music and pamphlets; a garniture of extremely rare late 18th century black-ground Sevres; a 17th century Italian architectonic cabinet on stand veneered entirely in lapis lazuli; numerous late 17th century limewood carvings in the manner of Grinling Gibbons and fine 19th century pastiches of the style by W.G. Rogers; garden sculpture including a statue walk of 18th century Italian personifications of Elements and an early 18th century carving of Father Time with a cherub as a sundial.

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