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Description: Frome Hall
Date Listed: 25 June 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 131298
OS Grid Reference: SO8420504835
OS Grid Coordinates: 384205, 204835
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7420, -2.2301
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1. BATH ROAD
SO 8404 6/107
C17, altered in early C18, and again in late C18. Hammer-dressed rubble. Pitched
slate roof. Main (west) front ashlar. Ashlar chimneys.
West front late C18. 2 storeys. Moulded eaves cornice and blocking course.
5 ranges of double-hung sash windows with glazing bars, central window Venetian.
Porch with Tower of the Winds capitals, full entablature, modillion cornice and
Central block C17. 2 storeys with attics and semi-basement. 2 ranges of double
hung sash windows with glazing bars in plain raised surrounds on north elevation
mullioned windows with hoodmoulds in attic and semi-basement, and oval oculus
in gable end.
East elevation has 3 ranges of mullioned windows with hoodmoulds, all blocked
except for 1 which has C18 Gothick glazing bars.
South elevation has 1 window range, of which lst floor window has mullion and
hoodmould. Wing to east has traces of mullioned windows and hoodmoulds, otherwise
3 storeys and 3 ranges of double-hung sash windows with glazing bars including
a Venetian window with casements to north.
Interior has 1 ground floor room, wainscotted throughout with mid-C18 fielded
panelling. Dentilled cornice. Chimneypiece flanked by fluted Roman Doric pilasters,
taking full entablature with triglyphs and guttae. Raised panel over chimneypiece.
1 very elaborate mid-C18 stone chimneypiece, in upper room. Shouldered architrave,
scrolled in centre with Rococo shell ornament between scrolls, and swag below
Staircase: mid Cl8, with rail ramped to newels, and spirally fluted balusters.
Very elaborate mid C18 cast iron fireplace in downstairs room.
Listing NGR: SO8420504835
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Source: English Heritage
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