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Keyford Elms, Frome

Description: Keyford Elms

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 February 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 266238

OS Grid Reference: ST7771747370
OS Grid Coordinates: 377717, 147370
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2251, -2.3205

Location: Lock's Hill, Frome, Somerset BA11 1NG

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

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Listing Text


No 92
(Keyford Elms)
ST 7747 SE 12/367


Circa 1780 or earlier (a house on this site appears on 1774 Jos. Singer map).
Considerable remodelling in 1840s and 1880s. 2 storeys with later attic. Coursed
rubble with chamfered quoins. Plain tile roof with 3 full and 2 half C20 dormers
(hipped). Coped verges. Raised surrounds with inner edge-roll and outer ogee
moulding. 2 ranges of glazing bar sash windows to left, 1 to right at lower level
and a smaller window over porch off-centre right. Box-porch of 1884 with attic
parapet and shell niche for statue of Christ, 3 centred arch entrance with panelled
spandrels (monogram RBS to left, date to right). 2 storey 1884 matching wing to
right. Interior: axial beam with stops of early C18 type to chamfer in hall room of
ground floor, which has slightly arched fireplace. Cross-beams (possibly modern)
in ground floor left hand room. Former Vicarage for Christ Church. John Wesley is
said to have stayed here.

Listing NGR: ST7771747370

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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