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List Entry Summary

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

Name: 44, PORTWAY

List entry Number: 1057751



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

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Frome

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-Feb-1983

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 266287

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1. 5363 PORTWAY (South-west side)

ST 7847 13/389 GV No 44


2. Dated 1867. Monumental mason's Gothic conceit. Assymmetrical detached house of 2 storeys, attic and basement. Rubble with a short string course to right of ground floor. Tiled roof with fishscale bands. Bargeboards to gables. Ashlar quoins. Large gable to left. Gabled half dormer to 1st floor right. 3 windows on 1st floor, 4 on ground floor, outer 2 transomed in angle on corners supported by colonettes. Ground floor left hand window under chimney corbelling (chimney removed). Unusual tracery panels to ½ basement flanking door. Central doorway with Caernarvon-arch and stilted pointed over-arch with flamboyant tracery within. Right hand 1st floor window has griffin spewing a twisted colonette downwards to dated corbel on string course. Panel in front chimney stack with scrolls, one inscribed "Portway". Monogram panel to right of door. Part of former yard wall survives with "Marble Works" carved on it in raised letters.

Listing NGR: ST7807647682

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National Grid Reference: ST 78076 47682


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