Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1057751

Date first listed: 16-Feb-1983

Statutory Address: 44, PORTWAY


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Statutory Address: 44, PORTWAY

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 78076 47682


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


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

Legacy System number: 266287

Legacy System: LBS

End of official listing