FROME HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1119410
Date first listed:
26-Jan-1956
Statutory Address:
FROME HOUSE

Map

Ordnance survey map of FROME HOUSE
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Location

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

Details

ST 50 SE FROME ST QUINTIN FROME ST QUINTIN VILLAGE

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
105447
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

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: 13 May 2003
Reference: IOE01/10733/36
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Derek Beauchamp. Source Historic England Archive
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