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44, Portway, Frome

Description: 44, Portway

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 February 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 266287

OS Grid Reference: ST7807647682
OS Grid Coordinates: 378076, 147682
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2279, -2.3153

Location: A362, Frome, Somerset BA11 1QR

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

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Listing Text

(South-west side)

ST 7847 13/389 GV No 44


Dated 1867. Monumental mason's Gothic conceit. Assymmetrical detached house of 2
storeys, attic and basement. Rubble with a short string course to right of ground
floor. Tiled roof with fishscale bands. Bargeboards to gables. Ashlar quoins.
Large gable to left. Gabled half dormer to 1st floor right. 3 windows on 1st floor,
4 on ground floor, outer 2 transomed in angle on corners supported by colonettes.
Ground floor left hand window under chimney corbelling (chimney removed). Unusual
tracery panels to ½ basement flanking door. Central doorway with Caernarvon-arch
and stilted pointed over-arch with flamboyant tracery within. Right hand 1st floor
window has griffin spewing a twisted colonette downwards to dated corbel on string
Panel in front chimney stack with scrolls, one inscribed "Portway". Monogram panel
to right of door.
Part of former yard wall survives with "Marble Works" carved on it in raised letters.

Listing NGR: ST7807647682

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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