Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1119410

Date first listed: 26-Jan-1956

Statutory Address: FROME HOUSE


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Statutory Address: FROME HOUSE

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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset (District Authority)

Parish: Frome St. Quintin

National Grid Reference: ST 59731 02661


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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


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

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