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Via Crucis and Fountain, Frome

Description: Via Crucis and Fountain

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 February 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 266145

OS Grid Reference: ST7770347931
OS Grid Coordinates: 377703, 147931
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2301, -2.3207

Location: Church Street, Frome, Somerset BA11 1PW

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

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Listing Text


Via Crucis and
ST 7747 NE 10/431 GV Fountain


Circa 1860. Sculptures by James Forsyth. Builders probably F and G Brown.
Architect possibly C E Giles. Built for Rev W J E Bennett. Rubble and ashlar
structure starting at north end with fountain and drinking well in large recess.
Recess is apsed with ribs and with cusped arch opening into gabled front.
Structure angled with steps leading up to north porch beside it. (The Church
steps up to west end start close by). Six sculptured scenes in gabled recesses
form the Way of the Cross. 7th scene (Crucifixion) in gable of north porch of the
Parish Church. Pointed arcades linking the scenes. Doorway between the 2 northern-
most scenes.

Listing NGR: ST7770347931

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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