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Gate Pier on Corner at Junction with Wesley Close, Frome

Description: Gate Pier on Corner at Junction with Wesley Close

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 January 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 266142

OS Grid Reference: ST7751547799
OS Grid Coordinates: 377515, 147799
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2289, -2.3234

Location: Wesley Close, Frome, Somerset BA11 1EG

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

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Listing Text

(South-West side)

ST 7747 NE 10/143 Gate pier on corner
31.1.74 junction with Wesley

Early to mid C19. Stone gate pier, the only one remaining of 4 entrance gate
piers which were the only part of a scheme by Thomas Bunn (prominent local
solicitor) for a grand Crescent to rival Bath's Royal Crescent. Circular plan,
rusticated between 4 plain pilasters, moulded capital on console brackets with
raised dies at intervals, each carved with an anthemion motif.

Listing NGR: ST7751547799

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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