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Fair Lawn House

A Grade II Listed Building in Frome, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2287 / 51°13'43"N

Longitude: -2.3196 / 2°19'10"W

OS Eastings: 377776

OS Northings: 147770

OS Grid: ST777477

Mapcode National: GBR 0S9.VRY

Mapcode Global: VH97D.RC1Y

Entry Name: Fair Lawn House

Listing Date: 22 July 1949

Last Amended: 16 February 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057846

English Heritage Legacy ID: 266126

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 CHRISTCHURCH STREET EAST
(North side)

GV Fair Lawn House
ST 7747 NE 10/46 22.7.49 (formerly listed as No 9
(Jehovah's Witness))
II

2.
Once the County Court Office. c.1770 with older cottage behind. Ashlar fronting,
slight rubble extension to right (No 9, not of special interest). Rusticated
plinth, modillion cornice and parapet. End chimneys with moulded capping. 2
storeys, 5 windows, glazing bar sashes in moulded architraves, moulded cills on
ground floor, 1st floor cill string. Central architrave door opening with cornice
and fluted frieze with paterae. Original panelled door with cross lower panels
and cusp headed centre panels. Slate roof to front, tiled to rear with 'L' plan
mansarded 2½ storey extension. Mansarded gabled stair turret in angle.
Interior: small hall arch, elegant curved stairs with arabesque designs on string
and part retaining ramped mahogany dado. On ground floor the right hand room has
c.1800 cornice, rose and segment-headed recess, the left hand room has enriched
cornice and a fireplace with egg and dart surround and narrowed frieze. On 1st
floor in rear extension is an Adam-style fireplace of late C18.


Listing NGR: ST7777647770

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