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Monmouth House and Gate Piers to Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Frome, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2313 / 51°13'52"N

Longitude: -2.3222 / 2°19'19"W

OS Eastings: 377601

OS Northings: 148066

OS Grid: ST776480

Mapcode National: GBR 0S9.MQT

Mapcode Global: VH97D.P9QW

Entry Name: Monmouth House and Gate Piers to Road

Listing Date: 22 July 1949

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057816

English Heritage Legacy ID: 266150

Location: Frome, Mendip, Somerset, BA11

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Frome

Built-Up Area: Frome

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


ST 7748 SE 5/57 GV Monmouth House
22.1.49 and gate piers
to road

A good C18 town house. Main front at right angles to street. Ashlar with hipped
tiled mansard roof. Moulded cornice. Parapet with coping. 2 storeys, basement
and attic. 3 gabled dormers. 5 windows in architraves C19 casements, 2 on ground
floor with little balconies, sashes with glazing bars to basement. Central
panelled door under pedimented entablature. Steps up to door with panelled piers.
3 bay 3 storey return to street with band over ground (basement) floor. 2 right-
hand bays, blind with sash rebates. Segmental headed mid C19 half-glazed door in
architrave to left. Modern shop front to right. Panelled chimney over right hand
Squat rustic piers with reed moulded capping to former garden.
Interior: panelled shutters on ground floor. Entrance hall has plaster replicas
of the Parthenon frieze (in part) above doors of flanking rooms, by Henning 1819.

Listing NGR: ST7760148066

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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