FOUNTAIN HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1057829
Date first listed:
22-Jul-1949
Date of most recent amendment:
16-Feb-1983
Statutory Address:
FOUNTAIN HOUSE, GOULDS GROUND

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Location

Statutory Address:
FOUNTAIN HOUSE, GOULDS GROUND

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 77109 48279

Details

1. 5363 GOULDS GROUND (South East side)

GV Fountain House ST 7748 SW 4/69 22.7.49 (formerly listed under Trinity Parade) II*

2. Once the parsonage for Holy Trinity Church (from 1856 till recently). Built 1818, house of character. Main front to north-east. Ashlar with slate roof. Centre 3 storeys, sides 2 storeys, divided by pilasters. Central 2 storey 3-light bow. 1:3:1 windows, glazing bar sashes. Ground floor side windows in arched recesses. Pedimented attic over central unit and balustraded parapet over sides (now in artificial stone). string at 1st floor level. Moulded cornice. Road front: 2 windows and large 2 storey angled bay to right. Cornice and parapet (with baluster panels over windows). Hipped cross wing over bay. Roughly central glazed porch with Tuscan columns, half glazed door (2 lower panels reeded). Rubble wall, formerly of outhouse, to right with Tudor-arch doorway (c.1840) with drip and panelled spandrels. Interior: room on ground floor to south-east has segment-arched recess with edge- ball decoration and panelled soffit. Bay window room on ground floor has a similar recess. Attic fireplace has tracery panelled surround and tracery moulded onto cheeks of contemporary grate.

Listing NGR: ST7710948279

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
266178
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: 11 Jul 2007
Reference: IOE01/15875/33
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Derek Beauchamp. Source Historic England Archive
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