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The Court House, Frome

Description: The Court House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 22 July 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 266220

OS Grid Reference: ST7775948017
OS Grid Coordinates: 377759, 148017
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2309, -2.3199

Location: Saxonvale, Frome, Somerset BA11 1BH

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

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Listing Text

(East side)
ST 7748 SE 5/88 22.7.49 No 8 (The
Court House)

Abuts rear wing of the Iron Gates. Circa 1700 or earlier. Rubble, formerly stuccoed.
Chamfered plinth, coves and moulded eaves cornice. End pilaters in stucco only
survive in breaks in cornice. Stone tiles roof with 3 dormers, outer ones gabled,
centre one with segmental head. 2 storeys. Windows spaced 2 - 3 - 2, sashes in
architraves. Centre unit breaks forward slightly and has one window of standard
width between 2 narrow ones, all with cambered heads. Central foor with good semi-
circular shell hood containing carved motif, carved brackets. Segment-headed doorway
with circa 1760 panelled door, centre panels trefoil-headed, lower panels cross-
braced. Lead rainwater head to right. Rear, fenestration altered, but 2 cross-
mullion type windows (blocked) still visible. Interior altered: plain circa
1800 stair with rosewood handrail.

Listing NGR: ST7775948017

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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