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Premises of Frome-Selwood Building Society, Frome

Description: Premises of Frome-Selwood Building Society

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 February 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 266250

OS Grid Reference: ST7761348016
OS Grid Coordinates: 377613, 148016
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2309, -2.3220

Location: Stony Street, Frome, Somerset BA11 1BW

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

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Listing Text

(South-west side)

ST 7748 SE 5/399 No 3 (Premises of
GV Frome-Selwood
II Building Society)

Very important position at top of Market Place. 1860s appearance though possibly it
could be what was once Stuckeys Bank, which was built here 1835. 4½ storey
ornamental corner block. Elizabethan features. Ashlar with cornices over each
floor and moulded cill strings. Fluted end piers with floral caps. Cornice and
corniced parapet, end finials, gable over rounded attic window with 3 diagonally
placed finials. 3 storey 1 + 2 + 1 light oriel. Original ornamental shop front with
arched doorway to left and 2 windows, left-hand one framed by barley sugar colonettes
to base of oriel on which is pediment with armorial cartouche. Spandrels of door
and end pilasters have relief carving. 4 bay return to Stony Street with similar
treatment, paired windows above.

Listing NGR: ST7761348016

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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