Welshmill House And Boundary Walls To Road / Mendip House And Boundary Walls To Road

18 Feb 2007
Welshmill House And Boundary Walls To Road, Welshmill Road, Frome, Mendip, Somerset
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Mendip House And Boundary Walls To Road, Welshmill Road, Frome, Mendip, Somerset
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.



22.7.49 Mendip House and ST 7748 SE 5/115 31.1.74 Welshmill House and ST 7748 6/115 Boundary Walls to Road



Formerly one house. Circa 1790s villa with Adam influence. Ashlar facades, cornices, parapets with balusters, panels with carved garlands, moulded string course at 1st floor level. Rusticated plinth. 2 storeys. Front and return elevations have 1 + 3 - 1 fenestration, slight projection of end bays with raised parapets. Glazing bar sash, windows, outer and centre 1st floor with architraves and acanthus capped pilasters to pediments, garlanded panels over outer windows. Wide tripartite doorway with narrow side-lights and entablature on 4 brackets, fluted frieze with paterae.

Return elevation to south has slight central break with raised cornice flanked by -pilasters with acanthus caps and end acanthus capped pilasters (the right hand one supporting a residual entablature). 1 + 3 + 1 bays, the centre a niche with urn.

Return to north has tall chimneys between centre and sides. Slate roof. Ashlar chimneys with moulded capping. Interior: contemporary staircase with turned balusters and small 2-bay screen, fluted pilasters. Front room to south-west has a contemporary Adam-style fireplace and Greek-key pattern cornice. Ceiling rose.

Dwarf street wall with central gates.

Listing NGR: ST7779348503


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0670 IOE Records taken by Steve Ehrlicher; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Steve Ehrlicher. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Ehrlicher, Steve

Rights Holder: Ehrlicher, Steve


Ashlar, Slate, Georgian Villa, Agriculture And Subsistence, Land Use Site, Domestic, House, Dwelling, Boundary Wall, Monument <By Form>, Wall, Barrier, Boundary