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Oriel Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Frome, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2296 / 51°13'46"N

Longitude: -2.3216 / 2°19'17"W

OS Eastings: 377638

OS Northings: 147870

OS Grid: ST776478

Mapcode National: GBR 0S9.V5K

Mapcode Global: VH97D.QC08

Entry Name: Oriel Cottage

Listing Date: 31 January 1974

Last Amended: 16 February 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057827

English Heritage Legacy ID: 266175

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 GENTLE STREET
(West side)

GV No 10 and
ST 7747 NE 10/65 31.1.74 Oriel Cottage
(former listed
II as No 10)


2.
Dated inside 1709 and 1723. Structure older. (Leased to Richard Tucker in 1692).
2½ storeys, gable end to road. Rubble with pantile roof, 2 chimneys, one of stone,
one of brick. Gable end has mid-C19 glazing bar sash and door to left in block
surrounds. 1 segmental dormer. North front slightly angled and part of 1st floor
jettied. 2 and 3 light mullion windows with ogee and flat moulding (circa 1720),
and one ditto on ground floor (restored externally in C19) and a modern 2-light
wooden casement. Lower projecting 2 storey gabled wing to north (formerly
"Mrs Fortune's Dairy"). Extension to rear with pantile roof, former cottage
converted into barn.
Interior: stop chamfered beam. Said to have 2 dated beams (1709 end 1723) and
dated fireplace on ground floor (concealed) with motto "Thou God seest me 1723".
To rear: stairhead projection treated as blind dormer.


Listing NGR: ST7764547884

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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