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The Willows willow Vale House

A Grade II Listed Building in Frome, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2319 / 51°13'54"N

Longitude: -2.3175 / 2°19'3"W

OS Eastings: 377927

OS Northings: 148128

OS Grid: ST779481

Mapcode National: GBR 0S9.NX2

Mapcode Global: VH97D.S95G

Entry Name: The Willows willow Vale House

Listing Date: 22 July 1949

Last Amended: 16 February 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1058464

English Heritage Legacy ID: 266382

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 WILLOW VALE

No 12 (Willow Vale
House) and The Willows
(formerly listed as
ST 7748 SE 5/118 22.7.49 Willow House and
The Willows)
II


2.
Willow Vale House: built before 1741 (deeds). Extension wing (The Willows) built
1816 by John Olive (a dyer). Coursed rubble, overall cornice and parapet. Willow
Vale House is 2 storeys, 5 windows, sashed in raised architraves, portico with
flat entablature on 2 Roman Doric columns, panelled door. The Willow has 3 large
sashes to 1st floor and wrought-iron window guards. New door and window to ground
floor; partly brick and timber mid-C19 extension to rear. Pitched path in front.
Interior: the stairs have straight string, turned balusters and heavy handrail
(newels modern), they appear to have been moved to present position (possibly 1816).
Ground floor rooms of Willow Vale House have 1816 reeded architraves.


Listing NGR: ST7792748128

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