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Keyford House and Conservatory

A Grade II Listed Building in Frome, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2165 / 51°12'59"N

Longitude: -2.3268 / 2°19'36"W

OS Eastings: 377270

OS Northings: 146418

OS Grid: ST772464

Mapcode National: GBR 0SH.LJX

Mapcode Global: VH97D.MP89

Entry Name: Keyford House and Conservatory

Listing Date: 31 January 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1173504

English Heritage Legacy ID: 266230

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


Keyford House &
ST 7746 15/81 31.1. 74 Conservatory


Front circa 1830s Gothic Revival forming extension to gutted early C18 house. 2
storeys. Ashlar, moulded string over ground and 1st floors; buttresses with pointed
weathering, niches and panels, the 2 on main part of the house have lost their
pinnacles which the others (one to left and 4 to conservatory) retain. Hipped slate
roof. 2 left hand bays retain parapet with blind pointed arcade which formerly ran
across the rest of the house. 2 + 3 bays with glazing bar sash windows. Main part:
1st floor windows separated by pointed niches, these windows have drips, blind
flanking panels and Tudor arch heads; on ground floor: tripartite 4 centred head
windows (heads contain blind intersecting tracery, window heads foiled) with blind
flanking panels below drip. Projecting gabled bay to right with similar window and
a door cuts across right hand buttress and links with octagonal conservatory with
pinnacled buttress and modern glazing. Rear: 5 ranges of windows, 3 on 1st floor
and 1 on ground floor to right have early C18 ovolo section with cornice, 2 central
bays have altered mullion windows with decorated leaded glazing. Projecting 2 storey
tower porch left of centre added 1887, Tudor arch entrance, 1st floor jettied and ½
timbered. Interior: 2 ground floor roods have early C19 fire places and Greek key

Listing NGR: ST7727046418

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