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Stonewall Manor Including Flanking Garden Walls, Frome

Description: Stonewall Manor Including Flanking Garden Walls

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 July 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 266233

OS Grid Reference: ST7758947130
OS Grid Coordinates: 377589, 147130
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2229, -2.3223

Location: Lower Keyford, Frome, Somerset BA11 4AR

Locality: Frome
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA11 4AR

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Listing Text


No 36 (Stonewall
GV Manor) including
ST 7747 SE 12/84 22.7.49 flanking garden

Circa 1700 remodelling of older fabric. Rubble walls with flush relieving arches,
stone-tiled roof with 3 stone chimneys, 3 gables to front. 3 storeys. 3 windows,
2-, 3- and 4-light casements with moulded stone mullions and dripmoulds. Plain
doorway. Complex gable treatment to rear. Garden front: weathered string over ground
floor, returned and stopped to each gable end over blocked doorway. The ground
floor windows and doorway seem to be modern imitation although the 9-panel door may
be original. East front has 2 bay extension with modern door surround with a C17
studded door. Extension at right angles (the entrance to back yard) has an oak
late C17 stop moulded ovolo surround and studded door. Gable end to street has 2
light wide ogee mullion windows and dripmoulds to ground and attic floors and a
narrow vent window above with chamfered hood. Interia: imitating circa 1600 features
(eg fireplaces with urn stop surrounds). Part of hall has 2 bays of decorated early
C17 plaster ceiling. Rubble garden wall extended 25 yards to east and 15 yards to
west, 7 or 8 feet high. Door in western stretch with late C17 ovolo surround.

Listing NGR: ST7758947130

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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