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Number 10, Front Garden Wall and Wall Piers, Frome

Description: Number 10, Front Garden Wall and Wall Piers

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 January 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 266046

OS Grid Reference: ST7755947877
OS Grid Coordinates: 377559, 147877
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2296, -2.3228

Location: Rook Lane, Frome, Somerset BA11 1DH

Locality: Frome
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA11 1DH

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Listing Text

(West side)

GV No 10, Front garden
ST 7747 NE 10/8 31.1.74 wall and wall piers


Later C17/early C18, altered circa 1774. 2 storeys, 3 windows, glazing bar sashes
in architraves, (early C19 alterations, the original probably had paired outer
windows). Central door of 6 panels with architrave and slab hood on brackets.
Pantile roof with end chimneys of stone. Garret lights in north-east gable.
'L' plan extension to rear with tall cross mullion stair window to north-east with
beaded surround (similar to Nos 16 and 17 Stony Street but probably later ie c.1720).
Slightly later 1½ storey extension to north with gabled dormer and cast-iron oval
rainwater head.
Interior: good early C18 stair with heavy rail and splat balusters end dog-gate in
later (circa 1770 Chinese Chippendale) pattern. Ground floor front right-hand room
panelled with shell hood display cupboard and Tudor Gothick (C20) fireplace. A
studded door in passage. Long front garden with dwarf stone wall and panelled piers
of circa 1811.

Listing NGR: ST7755947880

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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