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19-24, Bath Street, Frome

Description: 19-24, Bath Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 July 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 266050

OS Grid Reference: ST7763747976
OS Grid Coordinates: 377637, 147976
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2305, -2.3216

Location: Bath Street, Frome, Somerset BA11 1DJ

Locality: Frome
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA11 1DJ

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Listing Text

(West side)
ST 7748 SE 5/10 22.7.49 Nos 19 to 24 (consec)
ST 7747 NE 10/10


Range of buildings dating from road improvements of 1811 and generally similar to
Nos 1 to 8 opposite. 3 storeys and attics, painted ashlar, continuous cornice and
parapet ramped down at each change of level. Slate roofs. Generally 2 windows,
sashes in reveals with glazing bars. Moulded string over 1st floor, pilasters
between houses (No 19 has a central pilaster too).
No 19: only 1 sash window left, the rest are wide marginally glazed casements.
Fine 1920s tiled (or marble) butcher's shop-front with oval engaged Ionic columns,
modillion cornice and segmental panel in centre with projecting carved head of cow;
2 doors and 2 windows.
No 20: retains arched doorway to left with 6 panel (raised and fielded) door,
radiating fanlight and keystone. Good mid-C19 shop-front with ornate brackets to
fascia which has scalloped medallions and shaped panel, recessed central entrance
and flanking windows with curved glazing pattern. Built 1813-16 for Joseph Green
No 22: 3 windows. Segment headed wide throughpassage. Oval rainwater head to
No 23: on ground floor, central doorway with side lights and palmette caps to
pilasters indicating fanlight in square overlight, reeded pilaster-strips to door.
Flanking ground floor windows have piers and fascia with cornice and inset angled
bays with central radiating glazing (all modern). Projecting early C20 porch on
turned columns, flanking steps, ornamental railings and trellis work below cornice.
No 24: left part is a complete house front with basement. Right-hand part projects
and has radiused corner. 5 sash windows in architraves, 2 blind on 1st floor.
Modern shop-front to left below band and original arched doorway with 6 panel
(raised and fielded) door and traceried fanlight. The ashlar is not painted. No

Listing NGR: ST7764047962

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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