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Mendip House and Boundary Walls to Road welshmill House and Boundary Walls to Road

A Grade II* Listed Building in Frome, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2353 / 51°14'7"N

Longitude: -2.3194 / 2°19'10"W

OS Eastings: 377793

OS Northings: 148503

OS Grid: ST777485

Mapcode National: GBR 0S9.GDM

Mapcode Global: VH97D.R65W

Entry Name: Mendip House and Boundary Walls to Road welshmill House and Boundary Walls to Road

Listing Date: 22 July 1949

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057740

English Heritage Legacy ID: 266354

Location: Frome, Mendip, Somerset, BA11

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Frome

Built-Up Area: Frome

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

1.
5363 WELSHMILL ROAD

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

II*

2.
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

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