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Description: Frome House
Date Listed: 26 January 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 105447
OS Grid Reference: ST5973102661
OS Grid Coordinates: 359731, 102661
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8221, -2.5730
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ST 50 SE FROME ST QUINTIN FROME ST QUINTIN
3/122 Frome House
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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Source: English Heritage
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