Belmont Preparatory School

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Belmont is an independent co-educational preparatory school in Surrey which takes pupils from the ages of 2 to 13. The school is a charitable trust, administered by an independent Board of Governors.


Belmont is located in 65 acres of woodland on a hill to the east of Holmbury St Mary. The school is a mile north-west of Leith Hill in the Surrey Hills AONB.


Belmont School was founded in 1880 as a day school in London. The school subsequently moved to the village of Westcott, Surrey, before moving to its current location in 1955.


Belmont is centred on the Grade II-listed Victorian mansion, Feldemore, an arts and crafts house, which includes work by William Morris and William de Morgan. The house was built for Edwin Waterhouse, co-founder of the accountancy practice of Price Waterhouse.[1] The main house was destroyed by a fire in 1991, but has since been rebuilt and restored.


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Coordinates: 51°11′21″N 0°24′22″W / 51.1891°N 0.4060°W / 51.1891; -0.4060