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Frome House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Frome St. Quintin, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.8221 / 50°49'19"N

Longitude: -2.573 / 2°34'22"W

OS Eastings: 359731

OS Northings: 102661

OS Grid: ST597026

Mapcode National: GBR MR.XHY9

Mapcode Global: FRA 56HX.PDJ

Plus Code: 9C2VRCCG+RQ

Entry Name: Frome House

Listing Date: 26 January 1956

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119410

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105447

Location: Frome St. Quintin, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Frome St. Quintin

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Frome St Quinton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Detached House in grounds. Dated G Baker AD 1782 on the south
porch. Brick walls in header-bond . Fluted stone plat-band
with regularly-spaced rosettes. Modillion brick cornice and
brick parapet. Slate roofs, hipped, in behind parapets.
Large brick stacks, left and right of centre on spine wall.
Brick stack on north ridge. 3 bays to main entrance front,
with 3 bays to north of this. Two storeys with attics.
Canted bay at centre, first floor with porch below, on
columns. Sashes with thin glazing-bars, gauged brick-
voussoirs, fluted keystones, stone cills. The 3-sided porch
has Roman Doric stone columns with fluted neckings and
pilasters to wall, moulded entablature, using plat-band
motif in frieze, though lower. The canted bay window over
has rusticated masonry, stone architraves to windows, stone
cills with moulded consoles underneath, sashes with thin
glazing-bars. Entrance has a stone niche either side, round-
headed. Doorway has moulded round-headed architrave with
bossed imposts. 6 recess-panel door, C20. Three bays to
north, match the southern three. South elevation 4 bays.
The north-east wing of the house is C20, it has 2 C16 2-light
mullion windows reset.

(RCHM Dorset I, pl18(2))

Listing NGR: ST5973102661

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