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16-24, SHEPPARDS BARTON (See details for further address information)

A Grade II Listed Building in Frome, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2304 / 51°13'49"N

Longitude: -2.3241 / 2°19'26"W

OS Eastings: 377467

OS Northings: 147965

OS Grid: ST774479

Mapcode National: GBR 0S9.TG9

Mapcode Global: VH97D.NBQL

Entry Name: 16-24, SHEPPARDS BARTON (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 31 January 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057757

English Heritage Legacy ID: 266298

Location: Frome, Mendip, Somerset, BA11

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Frome

Built-Up Area: Frome

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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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

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