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The Willows Willow Vale House, Frome

Description: The Willows Willow Vale House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 July 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 266382

OS Grid Reference: ST7792748128
OS Grid Coordinates: 377927, 148128
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2319, -2.3175

Location: Willow Vale, Frome, Somerset BA11 1BG

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

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Listing Text


No 12 (Willow Vale
House) and The Willows
(formerly listed as
ST 7748 SE 5/118 22.7.49 Willow House and
The Willows)

Willow Vale House: built before 1741 (deeds). Extension wing (The Willows) built
1816 by John Olive (a dyer). Coursed rubble, overall cornice and parapet. Willow
Vale House is 2 storeys, 5 windows, sashed in raised architraves, portico with
flat entablature on 2 Roman Doric columns, panelled door. The Willow has 3 large
sashes to 1st floor and wrought-iron window guards. New door and window to ground
floor; partly brick and timber mid-C19 extension to rear. Pitched path in front.
Interior: the stairs have straight string, turned balusters and heavy handrail
(newels modern), they appear to have been moved to present position (possibly 1816).
Ground floor rooms of Willow Vale House have 1816 reeded architraves.

Listing NGR: ST7792748128

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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