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8, Bath Street (See Details for Further Address Information), Frome

Description: 8, Bath Street (See Details for Further Address Information)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 July 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 266033

OS Grid Reference: ST7766347960
OS Grid Coordinates: 377663, 147960
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2304, -2.3213

Location: Rodden Road, Frome, Somerset BA11 2HD

Locality: Frome
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA11 2HD

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Listing Text

(East side)
ST 7747 NE 10/9B 22.7.49 Nos 3 to 7 (consec)
31.1.74 No 8

1811-13. 3 storeyed terrace; part of the new street cut through from the
Market Place. 3 storeys, some with attic; mostly 2 bays. Painted ashlar
fronts with dividing pier strips, plat bands and moulded strings over 1st
floors. Thin moulded astragel cornice and parapet, ramped down steep slope. Glazing bar sash windows; No 3 in arched surrounds with moulded string at
impost level (as also home forming returned elevation of No 8 (qv)). No 3
also has an early C20 shop-front and an arched door to right with
radiating and wreathed fanlight. It has a chamfered corner with curved
panel and a 1 bay return to Eagle Lane. No 4 has double shop front,
possibly original, with fascia on detached fluted Ionic coluzns. Arched
doorway with keystone between Nos 6 and 7, No 8 has a projecting wrought
and cast iron sign and a 1 bay return to churchyard with window on ground
floor. Splayed angle with recess on upper floor containing heraldic
achievement of Thynne Family (Marquesses of Bath). No 8 is a 2 bay
extension, formerly a separate house facing churchyard; with 6 panel door
- broken-urn-and-wreath-type knocker. 1st floor windows in arched
surrounds, framing pilaster strips.

Listing NGR: ST7766347960

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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