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The Iron Gates

A Grade II* Listed Building in Frome, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2308 / 51°13'51"N

Longitude: -2.3201 / 2°19'12"W

OS Eastings: 377742

OS Northings: 148010

OS Grid: ST777480

Mapcode National: GBR 0S9.N7M

Mapcode Global: VH97D.QBS8

Entry Name: The Iron Gates

Listing Date: 22 July 1949

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345516

English Heritage Legacy ID: 266219

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 KING STREET
(East side)
GV The Iron Gates
ST 7748 SE 5/87 22.7.49 The Iron Gates

II*


2.
Circa 1700 or earlier core, remodelled mid C18 to road. (First in rates 1696).
2 storeys, 5 windows, cambered heads and plain architraves, upper sashes with glazing
bars. Rubble(at time of re-survey), formerly stuccoed. Plinth. Plaster cornice with
slight end breaks (for stucco pilasters). High parapet with coping, returned in
C18 brick. Plain panelled door under broken pediment withbolection surround. Right
hand return has part of a transomed mullion on ground floor and a garret window with
drip - latter continued as a former coved string (sliced off) across front, below
cornice, a similar course appears at impost level at ground floor windows. Circa 1700
rear wing of 2 storeys and dormer with 3 storey angle projection for staircase and
back entrance. Rendered and grooved as ashlar, coved plaster moulded eaves cornice,
moulded architraves to sash windows, cornices to lower windows. Stucco pilasters.
Glazed early C19 porch with panelled door. Lead rainwater head with shield bearing
arms of Houlton (of Farleigh Hungerford, important clothiers in Trowbridge). Ashlar
chimney. Stone tile roof with C18 dormers - 2-light casements with moulded
pediments. Traces of a mullion window on ground floor of stair turret. Interior,
mahogany staircase (broken) and panelled ground floor rooms apparently a C20
remodelling.


Listing NGR: ST7774248010

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