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The George Hotel, Frome

Description: The George Hotel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 January 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 266240

OS Grid Reference: ST7763848059
OS Grid Coordinates: 377638, 148059
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2313, -2.3216

Location: 5 Market Place, Frome, Somerset BA11 1AF

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

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Listing Text

(North-west side)
GV The George Hotel
ST 7748 SE 5/175 31.1.74 The George Hotel


Rebuilt early 1750s, front altered early C19 and interior remodelled 1874. 3 storeys.
Painted ashlar. 3 bay front with lesser set-back bay to left. Ground floor has
central arched entrance and two 3-light C19 sashes in architrave surrounds. 1st
floor has iron verandah balcony (probably C20) with French windows. Band over. On
2nd floor 3 C19 sashes in architrave surrounds. Cornice, parapet. 2 hipped slate
roofs with central valley; brick side chimneys, right-hand one with stone cornice.
One segmental headed dormer to each roof. The hotel is a prominent feature of the
Market Place and has played an important part in Frome's history. 3 storey circa
1800 lower extension set back to right, band over 1st floor, cornice and parapet;
3-light window in arched surround on 2nd floor, later oriel flat bow on 1st floor,
mid C19 shop front on ground floor with moulded cornice and pilaster strips.

Listing NGR: ST7763848059

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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