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16 and 17, Stony Street, Frome

Description: 16 and 17, Stony Street

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 31 January 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 266313

OS Grid Reference: ST7760248027
OS Grid Coordinates: 377602, 148027
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2310, -2.3222

Location: Stony Street, Frome, Somerset BA11 1BU

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

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Listing Text

(North side)
GV Nos 16 and 11
31.1.74 Nos 16 and 17
ST 7748 SE 5/212


No 16 probably dates from 1688, see rainwater head at rear. 3 storeys. Rubble walls
with ashlar dressings and much worn quoins. Modillion cornice over pulvinated
frieze, parapet. 5 windows with architrave surrounds, 3 originally had triangular
pediments (now removed). Sashes without glazing bars. 2 modern shop fronts. To
rear is a large stair-turret with pyramidal slate roof. Several stone mullioned and
cross mullioned windows with drip moulds and leaded lights in moulded surrounds,
one oak mullion and transom window. Lead gutter with stooped ornament below 1st
floor landing window. Original hmd+.rood staircase with modern handrail, newels
with turned pendants, scribed moulding on risers and wrought iron "S" scroll panels
(possibly original). Another pendant in ceiling of stair turret. Small possibly
timber-framed projection to rear (rendered with oak mullions to windows). Studded
late C17 doorway to rear of No 17 with moulded ovolo stopped surround.

Listing NGR: ST7760248027

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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