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7 and 8, Frome

Description: 7 and 8

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 February 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 266242

OS Grid Reference: ST7766148083
OS Grid Coordinates: 377661, 148083
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2315, -2.3213

Location: Market Place, Frome, Somerset BA11 1AB

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

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Listing Text

(North-west side)

ST 7748 SE 5/368 GV Nos 7 and 8


Front of circa 1830-40 to circa 1700 house. 2 storeys and attic. 5 bays. Ashlar.
Band over ground floor. Heavy modillion cornice. Parapet with moulded cope and
4 inset square windows, 2 with marginally glazed casements, others blocked. Plate
glass windows on 1st floor in moulded architraves. Pierced stone balconies. 2
modern shop fronts. Hipped slate roof with one flat top dormer left of centre above
a parapet window. Side elevation rubble on rounded plinth. 1 small window in
bolection surround. Rear irregular with 3 gables of earlier house, the outer 2 with
2-light ovolo mullion windows with drips.
Interior: ground floor of No 7 has an egg and dart cornice; No 8 retains part of a
late C17/early C18 staircase from 1st to 2nd floors.

Listing NGR: ST7766148083

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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