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Latitude: 51.2335 / 51°14'0"N
Longitude: -2.3167 / 2°19'0"W
OS Eastings: 377982
OS Northings: 148305
OS Grid: ST779483
Mapcode National: GBR 0S9.P29
Mapcode Global: VH97D.S8L7
Entry Name: North Hill House
Listing Date: 31 January 1974
Last Amended: 16 February 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1057786
English Heritage Legacy ID: 266272
Location: Frome, Mendip, Somerset, BA11
Civil Parish: Frome
Built-Up Area: Frome
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
5363 NORTH PARADE
GV North Hill House
ST 7748 SE 5/182 31.1.74 (formerly listed as
North Hill House)
II (Urban District
First in Church Rates 1779. 2 storey, 7 window ashlar front, divided into 3 bays,
the centre set back. Moulded cornice. Glazing bar sash windows in moulded
architraves. Central doorway has Ionic pilasters and pediment. C19 alterations and
additions including attic storey with slate mansard roof and heavy balustrade.
3 chimneys with moulded capping. 2 window 1 storey extension to right. Irregular
2 window extension to left with balustraded stair turret.
Interior decoration appears to be a pastiche see especially Council Chamber and
adjoining coved ceiling room. Original staircase with modern hall screen and newel.
Interesting rear elevation with 2 storey bow and rusticated window surrounds. 2 of
the stableyard buildings to north are also of interest one is the original stable
cottage, the other a circa 1800 long coach house of 2 storeys with hipped slate roof
and 3 + 3 windows (blocked) on 1st floor. The house belonged to the Le Gros family
(silk manufacturers) until the 1950s.
Listing NGR: ST7798248305
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