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Frome Station (Main Building), Frome

Description: Frome Station (Main Building)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 April 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 266286

OS Grid Reference: ST7845247602
OS Grid Coordinates: 378452, 147602
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2272, -2.3100

Location: Station Approach, Frome, Somerset BA11 1PZ

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

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Listing Text


Frome Station
ST 7847 13/210 18.4.73 (Main building)


Circa 1850. Designed by J R Hannaford. All wood construction. Train shed covering
both tracks. Aisled, with wooden posts and ceiling. Corrugated iron roof with
full length glazed vent. Offices on up: side. Single storey with seven wooden
casements, two and three light. Original bracketted canopy over entrance. Hipped
corrugated iron roof with red brick stacks. Largely unaltered example of a small
station of the period and probably the last through train shed of its type in use on
the Western Region. The line was constructed by the Wells, Somerset and Weymouth
Railway and opened 9 September 1850 having been previously taken over by the Great
Western Railway.

Listing NGR: ST7845247602

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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