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16-24, Sheppards Barton (See Details for Further Address Information), Frome

Description: 16-24, Sheppards Barton (See Details for Further Address Information)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 January 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 266298

OS Grid Reference: ST7746747965
OS Grid Coordinates: 377467, 147965
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2304, -2.3241

Location: Sheppard's Barton, Frome, Somerset BA11 1EL

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

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Listing Text


Nos 1 to 11 (consec)
ST 7748 SW 4/186 GV 16 to 24 (consec)
ST 7747 NW 9/186 31.1.74


Mid C18 remodelled mid C19 (3 storey houses rebuilt mid C19). Parallel terraces of
2½ and 3 storey houses (latter Nos 1, 11, 23 and 24), rubble walling, pantile roofs,
some mansarded. Mostly sash windows, occasionally with glazing bars, one per floor
on each house; some casements. Mostly flush panelled doors, irregularly positioned,
some paired.
Cast-iron pump in brick niche between Nos 4 and 5 (late C19). Sheppards Barton is a
precinct of vernacular houses said to have been erected for the workers at Sheppards
lull. The entrance at the north end is through an archway belonging to No 14 Catherine
Hill (qv) and under which is No 1A Sheppards Barton.
All these buildings form an important group with an additional interest as part of
the industrial history of the area.

Listing NGR: ST7746747965

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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