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Shawford House, Rode

Description: Shawford House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 267367

OS Grid Reference: ST7938253354
OS Grid Coordinates: 379382, 153354
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2790, -2.2970

Location: A36, Frome BA11 6SG

Locality: Rode
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA11 6SG

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Listing Text


4/420 Shawford House



Country House. C17, rebuilt probably 1815 for Node family. Stucco, corner pilasters, moulded cornice, parapet with
plain coping, hipped double span slate roof, 3 brick off ridge stacks. Double pile plan, symmetrical frontage. 2
storeys, 1:1:1 bays, centre bay breaks forward slightly, sash windows with glazing bars to centre of first floor.
Central door opening in an ashlar surround, late C19 four-panelled door, transom light over. Semi-circular stone
Roman-Doric portico, triglyph frieze, moulded cornice and parapet standing on 2 columns and 2 pilasters; decorative
cast iron baulustrading above parapet. 2-bay wing of lower height set back to left, sash windows with glazing bars in
moulded stone surrounds; door opening to right in a similar surround, double half glazed doors. Interior retains many
original features; staircase with ornamental cast iron balustrading, modillion cornices, plaster friezes, co-eval
fireplaces, reeded doorcases with lion heads at angles, 6-panelled doors, stairwell with a lantern.

Listing NGR: ST7938253354

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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