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Main Block to Selwood Hospital

A Grade II Listed Building in Frome, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2269 / 51°13'36"N

Longitude: -2.3314 / 2°19'53"W

OS Eastings: 376951

OS Northings: 147572

OS Grid: ST769475

Mapcode National: GBR 0SG.5C1

Mapcode Global: VH97D.JFTB

Entry Name: Main Block to Selwood Hospital

Listing Date: 5 May 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057743

English Heritage Legacy ID: 266363

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


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 from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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