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Gate Pier on Corner at Junction with Wesley Close

A Grade II Listed Building in Frome, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2289 / 51°13'44"N

Longitude: -2.3234 / 2°19'24"W

OS Eastings: 377515

OS Northings: 147799

OS Grid: ST775477

Mapcode National: GBR 0S9.TP8

Mapcode Global: VH97D.PC2R

Entry Name: Gate Pier on Corner at Junction with Wesley Close

Listing Date: 31 January 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057854

English Heritage Legacy ID: 266142

Location: Frome, Mendip, Somerset, BA11

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Frome

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

1.
5363 CHRISTCHURCH STREET WEST
(South-West side)

ST 7747 NE 10/143 Gate pier on corner
31.1.74 junction with Wesley
Close
II


2.
Early to mid C19. Stone gate pier, the only one remaining of 4 entrance gate
piers which were the only part of a scheme by Thomas Bunn (prominent local
solicitor) for a grand Crescent to rival Bath's Royal Crescent. Circular plan,
rusticated between 4 plain pilasters, moulded capital on console brackets with
raised dies at intervals, each carved with an anthemion motif.


Listing NGR: ST7751547799

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