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Latitude: 51.2287 / 51°13'43"N
Longitude: -2.3196 / 2°19'10"W
OS Eastings: 377776
OS Northings: 147770
OS Grid: ST777477
Mapcode National: GBR 0S9.VRY
Mapcode Global: VH97D.RC1Y
Entry Name: Fair Lawn House
Listing Date: 22 July 1949
Last Amended: 16 February 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1057846
English Heritage Legacy ID: 266126
Location: Frome, Mendip, Somerset, BA11
Civil Parish: Frome
Built-Up Area: Frome
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
5363 CHRISTCHURCH STREET EAST
GV Fair Lawn House
ST 7747 NE 10/46 22.7.49 (formerly listed as No 9
Once the County Court Office. c.1770 with older cottage behind. Ashlar fronting,
slight rubble extension to right (No 9, not of special interest). Rusticated
plinth, modillion cornice and parapet. End chimneys with moulded capping. 2
storeys, 5 windows, glazing bar sashes in moulded architraves, moulded cills on
ground floor, 1st floor cill string. Central architrave door opening with cornice
and fluted frieze with paterae. Original panelled door with cross lower panels
and cusp headed centre panels. Slate roof to front, tiled to rear with 'L' plan
mansarded 2½ storey extension. Mansarded gabled stair turret in angle.
Interior: small hall arch, elegant curved stairs with arabesque designs on string
and part retaining ramped mahogany dado. On ground floor the right hand room has
c.1800 cornice, rose and segment-headed recess, the left hand room has enriched
cornice and a fireplace with egg and dart surround and narrowed frieze. On 1st
floor in rear extension is an Adam-style fireplace of late C18.
Listing NGR: ST7777647770
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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