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4, Cheap Street, Frome

Description: 4, Cheap Street

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 31 January 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 266108

OS Grid Reference: ST7767848018
OS Grid Coordinates: 377678, 148018
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2309, -2.3211

Location: Cheap Street, Frome, Somerset BA11 1BN

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

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Listing Text

(East side)

ST 7748 SE 5/332 31.1.74 No 4


Late C16 with later alterations. Large jettied front gable with projecting verge.
2½ storeys. 1st floor has 2 canted wooden bays of 1-3-1 lights with ovolo mullions
and transoms, dentil cornices. Yorkshire sash to attic. Modern shop-fronts to
ground floor with part reeded end piers. Traces of a 1st floor jetty to left.
Pantile roof. Rear: 2½ storeys double jettied over rubble basement. Massive
wooden corbels to ground and 1st floor bressumers. Rendered. 3 light attic window,
plain mid-C19 1st floor window. 2 ogee wood mullion windows in jettied ground
floor (5 lights each). 2 windows to basement (entrance) floor with similar
mouldings (4 lights each). Central ½ glazed door with stopped ogee moulded surround.
Interior has another late C17 feature: newel stair on east side. with incised
risers and ball capped newels.

Listing NGR: ST7767848018

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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