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Oriel Cottage, Frome

Description: Oriel Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 January 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 266175

OS Grid Reference: ST7763847869
OS Grid Coordinates: 377638, 147869
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2296, -2.3216

Location: Gentle Street, Frome, Somerset BA11 1JA

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

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Listing Text

(West side)

GV No 10 and
ST 7747 NE 10/65 31.1.74 Oriel Cottage
(former listed
II as No 10)

Dated inside 1709 and 1723. Structure older. (Leased to Richard Tucker in 1692).
2½ storeys, gable end to road. Rubble with pantile roof, 2 chimneys, one of stone,
one of brick. Gable end has mid-C19 glazing bar sash and door to left in block
surrounds. 1 segmental dormer. North front slightly angled and part of 1st floor
jettied. 2 and 3 light mullion windows with ogee and flat moulding (circa 1720),
and one ditto on ground floor (restored externally in C19) and a modern 2-light
wooden casement. Lower projecting 2 storey gabled wing to north (formerly
"Mrs Fortune's Dairy"). Extension to rear with pantile roof, former cottage
converted into barn.
Interior: stop chamfered beam. Said to have 2 dated beams (1709 end 1723) and
dated fireplace on ground floor (concealed) with motto "Thou God seest me 1723".
To rear: stairhead projection treated as blind dormer.

Listing NGR: ST7764547884

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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