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Portway Hotel, Frome

Description: Portway Hotel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 January 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 266285

OS Grid Reference: ST7808647714
OS Grid Coordinates: 378086, 147714
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2282, -2.3152

Location: 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 No 20 (Portway Hotel)
ST 7847 13/94C 31.1.74 No 20 (Portway Hotel)

Late C18/early C19. Stucco with double ridge hipped slate roof, cornice and parapet.
Flanking pier strips, channelled on ground floor. Band over ground floor. 3 storeys,
basement and attic. 3 dormers. 3 windows, large glazing bar sashes in stucco
architraves. 1st floor right and centre windows blind, 1st floor left has marginal
glazing. Portico with entablature, studded metopes on soffit of cornice, 2 fluted
Doric columns, 5 steps up. Glazed door with rectangular traceried overlight.
Good east elevation with a pair of wide 3-window bays with glazing bar sashes and
balusters above in parapet. Modern extension to side.
Interior: early C19 details of square balusters to staircase with cast and wrought
iron standards and reeded hall cornice.

Listing NGR: ST7808647714

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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