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Garston House Including Gates and Railings, Frome

Description: Garston House Including Gates and Railings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 July 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 266281

OS Grid Reference: ST7799647756
OS Grid Coordinates: 377996, 147756
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2286, -2.3165

Location: 6 A362, Frome, Somerset BA11 1PZ

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

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Listing Text

(North-east side)

GV Garston House
ST 7747 NE 10/95 22.7.49 including Gates
and Railings

First rated 1797. Set back from road with forecourt. Rendered front, cornice on
brackets, parapet, string course to 2nd floor, rusticated quoins and plinth. Slate
roof, 3 chimneys, 2 with modillion capping. 3 storeys with plainer single storey
wings with moulded cornice and a set back 3-storey wing to right. Centre portion
has 3 windows to 2nd floor, 5 windows to 1st floor, outer ones paired, and one pair
each side of central door to ground floor. Glazing bar sashes in architraves.
Original panelled door with cross pattern below and 2 cusp headed central panels;
Tuscan portico.
Low railings and 2 pairs of gates, to Garsdale and to Portway.
Interior: East ground floor room has reeded Greek Doric columns and a good enriched
ceiling cornice. Contemporary staircase with hall arch. Upper floors a warren of
small rooms.

Listing NGR: ST7799647756

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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