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The Bellhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Frome, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2328 / 51°13'58"N

Longitude: -2.3246 / 2°19'28"W

OS Eastings: 377429

OS Northings: 148231

OS Grid: ST774482

Mapcode National: GBR 0S9.M3M

Mapcode Global: VH97D.N8DR

Entry Name: The Bellhouse

Listing Date: 16 February 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1173695

English Heritage Legacy ID: 266253

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 SW 4/178 GV No 45 (The Bellhouse)


Circa 1800 front to late C17 house. 2 storeys rendered. Beadmould to cornice,
parapet with 3 balustered panels. Pantile roof. 3 windows, glazing bar sashes.
Central door with edge-roll surround and cut brackets to moulded flat hood, 6-panel
door, upper 4 shaped. Stair turret to rear with 2 storey gable to right and 2
gables to left.
Interior retains a number of late C17 features notably the staircase axial with
doorway: oak squat turned balusters and straight string, incised risers, attic
landing is later. Front room on south side has arched display cupboard, the north
front room retains some panelling, said to date from C17. 2 attic rooms have
arabesque hinges to 2-panelled doors.
Wooden ovolo moulded window frames at cellar level.
House of Lewis Cockey, prominent local worthy and later the 'Clothiers' Arms'.
(See also RCHM. The Trinity Area).

Listing NGR: ST7742948231

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