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Keyford House and Conservatory, Frome

Description: Keyford House and Conservatory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 January 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 266230

OS Grid Reference: ST7727046418
OS Grid Coordinates: 377270, 146418
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2165, -2.3268

Location: 11 Little Keyford Lane, Frome, Somerset BA11 5BG

Locality: Frome
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA11 5BG

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Listing Text


Keyford House &
ST 7746 15/81 31.1. 74 Conservatory


Front circa 1830s Gothic Revival forming extension to gutted early C18 house. 2
storeys. Ashlar, moulded string over ground and 1st floors; buttresses with pointed
weathering, niches and panels, the 2 on main part of the house have lost their
pinnacles which the others (one to left and 4 to conservatory) retain. Hipped slate
roof. 2 left hand bays retain parapet with blind pointed arcade which formerly ran
across the rest of the house. 2 + 3 bays with glazing bar sash windows. Main part:
1st floor windows separated by pointed niches, these windows have drips, blind
flanking panels and Tudor arch heads; on ground floor: tripartite 4 centred head
windows (heads contain blind intersecting tracery, window heads foiled) with blind
flanking panels below drip. Projecting gabled bay to right with similar window and
a door cuts across right hand buttress and links with octagonal conservatory with
pinnacled buttress and modern glazing. Rear: 5 ranges of windows, 3 on 1st floor
and 1 on ground floor to right have early C18 ovolo section with cornice, 2 central
bays have altered mullion windows with decorated leaded glazing. Projecting 2 storey
tower porch left of centre added 1887, Tudor arch entrance, 1st floor jettied and ½
timbered. Interior: 2 ground floor roods have early C19 fire places and Greek key

Listing NGR: ST7727046418

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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