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The Bellhouse, Frome

Description: The Bellhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 February 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 266253

OS Grid Reference: ST7742948231
OS Grid Coordinates: 377429, 148231
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2328, -2.3246

Location: Milk Street, Frome, Somerset BA11 3DB

Locality: Frome
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA11 3DB

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Listing Text

(East side)

ST 7748 SW 4/178 GV No 45 (The Bellhouse)


Circa 1800 front to late C17 house. 2 storeys rendered. Beadmould to cornice,
parapet with 3 balustered panels. Pantile roof. 3 windows, glazing bar sashes.
Central door with edge-roll surround and cut brackets to moulded flat hood, 6-panel
door, upper 4 shaped. Stair turret to rear with 2 storey gable to right and 2
gables to left.
Interior retains a number of late C17 features notably the staircase axial with
doorway: oak squat turned balusters and straight string, incised risers, attic
landing is later. Front room on south side has arched display cupboard, the north
front room retains some panelling, said to date from C17. 2 attic rooms have
arabesque hinges to 2-panelled doors.
Wooden ovolo moulded window frames at cellar level.
House of Lewis Cockey, prominent local worthy and later the 'Clothiers' Arms'.
(See also RCHM. The Trinity Area).

Listing NGR: ST7742948231

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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