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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.


List entry Number: 1119410



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Frome St. Quintin

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 26-Jan-1956

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 105447

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3/122 Frome House 26.1.56 GV II*

Detached House in grounds. Dated G Baker AD 1782 on the south porch. Brick walls in header-bond . Fluted stone plat-band with regularly-spaced rosettes. Modillion brick cornice and brick parapet. Slate roofs, hipped, in behind parapets. Large brick stacks, left and right of centre on spine wall. Brick stack on north ridge. 3 bays to main entrance front, with 3 bays to north of this. Two storeys with attics. Canted bay at centre, first floor with porch below, on columns. Sashes with thin glazing-bars, gauged brick- voussoirs, fluted keystones, stone cills. The 3-sided porch has Roman Doric stone columns with fluted neckings and pilasters to wall, moulded entablature, using plat-band motif in frieze, though lower. The canted bay window over has rusticated masonry, stone architraves to windows, stone cills with moulded consoles underneath, sashes with thin glazing-bars. Entrance has a stone niche either side, round- headed. Doorway has moulded round-headed architrave with bossed imposts. 6 recess-panel door, C20. Three bays to north, match the southern three. South elevation 4 bays. The north-east wing of the house is C20, it has 2 C16 2-light mullion windows reset.

(RCHM Dorset I, pl18(2))

Listing NGR: ST5973102661

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1974), 118

National Grid Reference: ST 59731 02661


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