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7 and 8 Market Place

A Grade II Listed Building in Frome, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2315 / 51°13'53"N

Longitude: -2.3213 / 2°19'16"W

OS Eastings: 377661

OS Northings: 148083

OS Grid: ST776480

Mapcode National: GBR 0S9.MYB

Mapcode Global: VH97D.Q95S

Entry Name: 7 and 8 Market Place

Listing Date: 16 February 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057773

English Heritage Legacy ID: 266242

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

1.
5363
MARKET PLACE
(North-west side)

ST 7748 SE 5/368 GV

Nos 7 and 8

II


2.
Front of circa 1830-40 to circa 1700 house. 2 storeys and attic. 5 bays. Ashlar.
Band over ground floor. Heavy modillion cornice. Parapet with moulded cope and
4 inset square windows, 2 with marginally glazed casements, others blocked. Plate
glass windows on 1st floor in moulded architraves. Pierced stone balconies. 2
modern shop fronts. Hipped slate roof with one flat top dormer left of centre above
a parapet window. Side elevation rubble on rounded plinth. 1 small window in
bolection surround. Rear irregular with 3 gables of earlier house, the outer 2 with
2-light ovolo mullion windows with drips.
Interior: ground floor of No 7 has an egg and dart cornice; No 8 retains part of a
late C17/early C18 staircase from 1st to 2nd floors.


Listing NGR: ST7766148083

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