NORTH HILL HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1057786

Date first listed: 31-Jan-1974

Date of most recent amendment: 16-Feb-1983

Statutory Address: NORTH HILL HOUSE, NORTH PARADE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: NORTH HILL HOUSE, NORTH PARADE

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 77982 48305

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 266272

Legacy System: LBS

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