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NORTH HILL HOUSE

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: NORTH HILL HOUSE

List entry Number: 1057786

Location

NORTH HILL HOUSE, NORTH PARADE

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: 31-Jan-1974

Date of most recent amendment: 16-Feb-1983

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 266272

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

1. 5363 NORTH PARADE (South-east side)

GV North Hill House ST 7748 SE 5/182 31.1.74 (formerly listed as North Hill House) II (Urban District Council Offices)

2. First in Church Rates 1779. 2 storey, 7 window ashlar front, divided into 3 bays, the centre set back. Moulded cornice. Glazing bar sash windows in moulded architraves. Central doorway has Ionic pilasters and pediment. C19 alterations and additions including attic storey with slate mansard roof and heavy balustrade. 3 chimneys with moulded capping. 2 window 1 storey extension to right. Irregular 2 window extension to left with balustraded stair turret. Interior decoration appears to be a pastiche see especially Council Chamber and adjoining coved ceiling room. Original staircase with modern hall screen and newel. Interesting rear elevation with 2 storey bow and rusticated window surrounds. 2 of the stableyard buildings to north are also of interest one is the original stable cottage, the other a circa 1800 long coach house of 2 storeys with hipped slate roof and 3 + 3 windows (blocked) on 1st floor. The house belonged to the Le Gros family (silk manufacturers) until the 1950s.

Listing NGR: ST7798248305

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National Grid Reference: ST 77982 48305

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