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Selwood Lodge, Frome

Description: Selwood Lodge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 January 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 266225

OS Grid Reference: ST7787649378
OS Grid Coordinates: 377876, 149378
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2431, -2.3183

Location: Lilly Batch, Frome, Somerset BA11 2JX

Locality: Frome
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA11 2JX

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Listing Text


Selwood Lodge
ST 7749 1/172 31.1.74


Probably 1830s with Gothic revival features. Irregular plan villa with end bow to
left and another bow to centre right. Coursed and dressed rubble, tiled roof with
fishscale bands, crested ridge and coped verges with finials. Bracketted eaves
swept up over drips on 1st floor bow windows. Stone stacks set diagonally (only 2
out of 4 remain). 2 storeys with gable-lit attic. 2 + 1 + 1 bays, full height bow
to right of centre with 3-light stone-mullioned casement to 1st floor, pointed lights
under 4-centred head with dripmould. Other 1st floor windows are small glazing bar
sashes in 2-light stone mullioned openings. Glazing bar sashes to ground floor.
Return to left treated as full-height bow with similar fenestration to the other.
Tiled pentice-roofed verandah along ground floor, also returned. Gabled porch with
4-centred opening in pointed-arch recess, trefoiled niches. Pointed niche to left
of porch.
Interior: top-lit stair (oak with unbraced upper flight). On ground floor the south-
east bow window room has a Gothic fireplace.

Listing NGR: ST7787649378

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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