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Shawford House

A Grade II Listed Building in Frome, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.279 / 51°16'44"N

Longitude: -2.297 / 2°17'49"W

OS Eastings: 379382

OS Northings: 153354

OS Grid: ST793533

Mapcode National: GBR 0RR.N35

Mapcode Global: VH977.43JW

Plus Code: 9C3V7PH3+H6

Entry Name: Shawford House

Listing Date: 16 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345392

English Heritage Legacy ID: 267367

Location: Rode, Mendip, Somerset, BA11

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Rode

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


4/420 Shawford House



Country House. C17, rebuilt probably 1815 for Node family. Stucco, corner pilasters, moulded cornice, parapet with
plain coping, hipped double span slate roof, 3 brick off ridge stacks. Double pile plan, symmetrical frontage. 2
storeys, 1:1:1 bays, centre bay breaks forward slightly, sash windows with glazing bars to centre of first floor.
Central door opening in an ashlar surround, late C19 four-panelled door, transom light over. Semi-circular stone
Roman-Doric portico, triglyph frieze, moulded cornice and parapet standing on 2 columns and 2 pilasters; decorative
cast iron baulustrading above parapet. 2-bay wing of lower height set back to left, sash windows with glazing bars in
moulded stone surrounds; door opening to right in a similar surround, double half glazed doors. Interior retains many
original features; staircase with ornamental cast iron balustrading, modillion cornices, plaster friezes, co-eval
fireplaces, reeded doorcases with lion heads at angles, 6-panelled doors, stairwell with a lantern.

Listing NGR: ST7938253354

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

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