MENDIP HOUSE AND BOUNDARY WALLS TO ROAD WELSHMILL HOUSE AND BOUNDARY WALLS TO ROAD

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1057740
Date first listed:
22-Jul-1949
Statutory Address:
MENDIP HOUSE AND BOUNDARY WALLS TO ROAD, WELSHMILL ROAD
Statutory Address:
WELSHMILL HOUSE AND BOUNDARY WALLS TO ROAD, WELSHMILL ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
MENDIP HOUSE AND BOUNDARY WALLS TO ROAD, WELSHMILL ROAD
Statutory Address:
WELSHMILL HOUSE AND BOUNDARY WALLS TO ROAD, WELSHMILL ROAD

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Mendip (District Authority)
Parish:
Frome
National Grid Reference:
ST 77793 48503

Details

1. 5363 WELSHMILL ROAD

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

II*

2. 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 ½-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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
266354
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 18 Feb 2007
Reference: IOE01/15721/11
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