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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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


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


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Legacy System number: 266082

Legacy System: LBS


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)

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