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Garston House Including Gates and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Frome, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2286 / 51°13'42"N

Longitude: -2.3165 / 2°18'59"W

OS Eastings: 377996

OS Northings: 147756

OS Grid: ST779477

Mapcode National: GBR 0S9.WPD

Mapcode Global: VH97D.SDQ0

Entry Name: Garston House Including Gates and Railings

Listing Date: 22 July 1949

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057791

English Heritage Legacy ID: 266281

Location: Frome, Mendip, Somerset, BA11

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Frome

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

1.
5363 PORTWAY
(North-east side)

GV Garston House
ST 7747 NE 10/95 22.7.49 including Gates
and Railings
II


2.
First rated 1797. Set back from road with forecourt. Rendered front, cornice on
brackets, parapet, string course to 2nd floor, rusticated quoins and plinth. Slate
roof, 3 chimneys, 2 with modillion capping. 3 storeys with plainer single storey
wings with moulded cornice and a set back 3-storey wing to right. Centre portion
has 3 windows to 2nd floor, 5 windows to 1st floor, outer ones paired, and one pair
each side of central door to ground floor. Glazing bar sashes in architraves.
Original panelled door with cross pattern below and 2 cusp headed central panels;
Tuscan portico.
Low railings and 2 pairs of gates, to Garsdale and to Portway.
Interior: East ground floor room has reeded Greek Doric columns and a good enriched
ceiling cornice. Contemporary staircase with hall arch. Upper floors a warren of
small rooms.


Listing NGR: ST7799647756

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