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The Court House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Frome, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2309 / 51°13'51"N

Longitude: -2.3199 / 2°19'11"W

OS Eastings: 377759

OS Northings: 148017

OS Grid: ST777480

Mapcode National: GBR 0S9.N9S

Mapcode Global: VH97D.QBX7

Entry Name: The Court House

Listing Date: 22 July 1949

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1173467

English Heritage Legacy ID: 266220

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

(East side)
ST 7748 SE 5/88 22.7.49 No 8 (The
Court House)

Abuts rear wing of the Iron Gates. Circa 1700 or earlier. Rubble, formerly stuccoed.
Chamfered plinth, coves and moulded eaves cornice. End pilaters in stucco only
survive in breaks in cornice. Stone tiles roof with 3 dormers, outer ones gabled,
centre one with segmental head. 2 storeys. Windows spaced 2 - 3 - 2, sashes in
architraves. Centre unit breaks forward slightly and has one window of standard
width between 2 narrow ones, all with cambered heads. Central foor with good semi-
circular shell hood containing carved motif, carved brackets. Segment-headed doorway
with circa 1760 panelled door, centre panels trefoil-headed, lower panels cross-
braced. Lead rainwater head to right. Rear, fenestration altered, but 2 cross-
mullion type windows (blocked) still visible. Interior altered: plain circa
1800 stair with rosewood handrail.

Listing NGR: ST7775948017

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