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Mendip House and Boundary Walls to Road Welshmill House and Boundary Walls to Road, Frome

Description: Mendip House and Boundary Walls to Road Welshmill House and Boundary Walls to Road

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 22 July 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 266354

OS Grid Reference: ST7779348503
OS Grid Coordinates: 377793, 148503
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2353, -2.3194

Location: 5 Welshmill Road, Frome BA11 2LL

Locality: Frome
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA11 2LL

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Listing Text


22.7.49 Mendip House and
ST 7748 SE 5/115 31.1.74 Welshmill House and
ST 7748 6/115 Boundary Walls to Road


Formerly one house. Circa 1790s villa with Adam influence. Ashlar facades, cornices,
parapets with balusters, panels with carved garlands, moulded string course at 1st
floor level. Rusticated plinth. 2 storeys. Front and return elevations have
1 + 3 - 1 fenestration, slight projection of end bays with raised parapets. Glazing
bar sash, windows, outer and centre 1st floor with architraves and acanthus capped
pilasters to pediments, garlanded panels over outer windows. Wide tripartite doorway
with narrow side-lights and entablature on 4 brackets, fluted frieze with paterae.
Return elevation to south has slight central break with raised cornice flanked by
½-pilasters with acanthus caps and end acanthus capped pilasters (the right hand
one supporting a residual entablature). 1 + 3 + 1 bays, the centre a niche with urn.
Return to north has tall chimneys between centre and sides. Slate roof. Ashlar
chimneys with moulded capping. Interior: contemporary staircase with turned
balusters and small 2-bay screen, fluted pilasters. Front room to south-west has a
contemporary Adam-style fireplace and Greek-key pattern cornice. Ceiling rose.
Dwarf street wall with central gates.

Listing NGR: ST7779348503

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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