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Fair Lawn House, Frome

Description: Fair Lawn House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 July 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 266126

OS Grid Reference: ST7777647770
OS Grid Coordinates: 377776, 147770
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2287, -2.3196

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

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Listing Text

(North side)

GV Fair Lawn House
ST 7747 NE 10/46 22.7.49 (formerly listed as No 9
(Jehovah's Witness))

Once the County Court Office. c.1770 with older cottage behind. Ashlar fronting,
slight rubble extension to right (No 9, not of special interest). Rusticated
plinth, modillion cornice and parapet. End chimneys with moulded capping. 2
storeys, 5 windows, glazing bar sashes in moulded architraves, moulded cills on
ground floor, 1st floor cill string. Central architrave door opening with cornice
and fluted frieze with paterae. Original panelled door with cross lower panels
and cusp headed centre panels. Slate roof to front, tiled to rear with 'L' plan
mansarded 2½ storey extension. Mansarded gabled stair turret in angle.
Interior: small hall arch, elegant curved stairs with arabesque designs on string
and part retaining ramped mahogany dado. On ground floor the right hand room has
c.1800 cornice, rose and segment-headed recess, the left hand room has enriched
cornice and a fireplace with egg and dart surround and narrowed frieze. On 1st
floor in rear extension is an Adam-style fireplace of late C18.

Listing NGR: ST7777647770

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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