CASTLE HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1057869
Date first listed:
31-Jan-1974
Date of most recent amendment:
16-Feb-1983
Statutory Address:
CASTLE HOUSE, 23, CASTLE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CASTLE HOUSE, 23, CASTLE STREET

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 77342 48146

Details

1. 5363 CASTLE STREET (North-West side)

No 23 ST 7748 SW 4/130 Castle House GV (formerly listed as II 31.1.74 House on Corner of Castle Street and Trinity Street) 2. Formerly Castle House. Frome Hospital in late C19. Late C17 remodelled. Front of red brick with stone dressings probably mid C18. Stone plinth, chamfered quoins, 1st floor band, moulded cornice, brick parapet (a blocking course with edgemould and brick parapet over with stone coping. 2 storeys and attic. Pantile roof with former. 5 windows, cross-glazed sashes in moulded stone architraves (blocked on ground floor at time of survey 1979). Centre ground floor window formerly a door has bracketted stone pediment with fluted lintel containing shaped tablet. Return elevation to Trinity Street is a 2 window rubble extension with end quoins and outer ogee mouldings to dressings; similar doorway with bracketted pediment. 2 blocked lights to gable. Said to be the oldest surviving brick building in Frome. Gables stair turret to rear. Late C18 fittings inside including modillion and rosette ceiling cornices. Staircase has open string, turned balusters and moulded mahogany hand rail, landing to attic. Became Cottage Hospital 1875; disused at time of re-survey (1979). RCHM - Trinity Area).

Listing NGR: ST7734248146

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
266082
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Leech, R, 'Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Supplementary Series' in Early Industrial Housing In The Trinity Area Of Frome, , Vol. 3, (1981)

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: 02 Mar 2002
Reference: IOE01/05773/05
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr G F J Russell. Source Historic England Archive
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