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Bridge House and Cottage to North West, Frome

Description: Bridge House and Cottage to North West

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 July 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 266056

OS Grid Reference: ST7774648175
OS Grid Coordinates: 377746, 148175
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2323, -2.3201

Location: 2 Bridge Street, Frome, Somerset BA11 1BB

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

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Listing Text


No 1 (Bridge House)
GV and cottage to
ST 7748 SE 5/29 22.7.49 north west


Early C19 features to circa mid C18 building. 'L' plan. Coursed rubble with
relieving arches, moulded cornice, parapet, modern pantile roof, hipped to left,
2 ashlar chimneys with moulded capping, Cast iron rainwater head on right-hand
gable ornamented with wreaths. 3 cambered head dormers. 2 storeys; 3 windows,
sashes with glazing bars. Moulded architraves. Projecting central later C18 walled
porch with entablature on pilasters; inside is a mid-C18 doorpiece with raised
surround and brackets to pediment broken to accommodate a ball. Interior altered
circa 1800. Wide entrance hall, staircase in circular well at rear (moulded
soffits to steps, wood grained) cast-iron decoration below staircase. 2 fireplaces
on ground floor, one to front and another rear left, with eared surrounds,
marble cheeks and decorative Adam style friezes. Shutters and doors inside have
raised and fielded panels. 'L'-plan extension to rear with 3 gables to courtyard,
one with sundial. At right angles to north-west is a 1½ storey cottage of rubble.
with pantile roof (partly stone tile).

Listing NGR: ST7774648175

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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