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Main Block to Selwood Hospital, Frome

Description: Main Block to Selwood Hospital

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 May 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 266363

OS Grid Reference: ST7695147572
OS Grid Coordinates: 376951, 147572
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2269, -2.3314

Location: Ecos Court, Frome, Somerset BA11 1HJ

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

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Listing Text


Main Block to
ST 7647 8/417 GV Selwood Hospital
ST 7747 NW 9/417 5.5.81


Former Workhouse, derived in plan from Samuel Kempthorne's "Panopticon" design of
1834. Possibly by Scott and Moffatt.
Administrative block faces east: 3 windows, glazing bar sashes. Central door with
cornice and transom light. The Y-plan building behind is also 3 storeys with glazing
bar sash windows, the north and south wings have 4-1-4 bays with central gabled
stair breaks. Single storey framing wings.

Listing NGR: ST7695147572

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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