Frome House

Date:
13 May 2003
Location:
Frome House, Frome St Quintin, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2 0HF
Reference:
IOE01/10733/36
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

ST 50 SE FROME ST QUINTIN FROME ST QUINTIN VILLAGE

3/122 Frome House 26.1.56 GV II*

Detached House in grounds. Dated G Baker AD 1782 on the south porch. Brick walls in header-bond . Fluted stone plat-band with regularly-spaced rosettes. Modillion brick cornice and brick parapet. Slate roofs, hipped, in behind parapets.

Large brick stacks, left and right of centre on spine wall.

Brick stack on north ridge. 3 bays to main entrance front, with 3 bays to north of this. Two storeys with attics.

Canted bay at centre, first floor with porch below, on columns. Sashes with thin glazing-bars, gauged brick- voussoirs, fluted keystones, stone cills. The 3-sided porch has Roman Doric stone columns with fluted neckings and pilasters to wall, moulded entablature, using plat-band motif in frieze, though lower. The canted bay window over has rusticated masonry, stone architraves to windows, stone cills with moulded consoles underneath, sashes with thin glazing-bars. Entrance has a stone niche either side, round- headed. Doorway has moulded round-headed architrave with bossed imposts. 6 recess-panel door, C20. Three bays to north, match the southern three. South elevation 4 bays.

The north-east wing of the house is C20, it has 2 C16 2-light mullion windows reset.

(RCHM Dorset I, pl18(2))

Listing NGR: ST5973102661

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/0137 IOE Records taken by Derek Beauchamp; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr Derek Beauchamp. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Beauchamp, Derek

Rights Holder: Beauchamp, Derek

Keywords

Brick, Slate, Stone, Georgian Detached House, Monument <By Form>, House, Domestic, Dwelling