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Monmouth House and Gate Piers to Road, Frome

Description: Monmouth House and Gate Piers to Road

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 July 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 266150

OS Grid Reference: ST7760148066
OS Grid Coordinates: 377601, 148066
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2313, -2.3222

Location: Cork Street, Frome, Somerset BA11 1BL

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

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Listing Text


ST 7748 SE 5/57 GV Monmouth House
22.1.49 and gate piers
to road

A good C18 town house. Main front at right angles to street. Ashlar with hipped
tiled mansard roof. Moulded cornice. Parapet with coping. 2 storeys, basement
and attic. 3 gabled dormers. 5 windows in architraves C19 casements, 2 on ground
floor with little balconies, sashes with glazing bars to basement. Central
panelled door under pedimented entablature. Steps up to door with panelled piers.
3 bay 3 storey return to street with band over ground (basement) floor. 2 right-
hand bays, blind with sash rebates. Segmental headed mid C19 half-glazed door in
architrave to left. Modern shop front to right. Panelled chimney over right hand
Squat rustic piers with reed moulded capping to former garden.
Interior: panelled shutters on ground floor. Entrance hall has plaster replicas
of the Parthenon frieze (in part) above doors of flanking rooms, by Henning 1819.

Listing NGR: ST7760148066

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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