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Latitude: 51.2296 / 51°13'46"N
Longitude: -2.3231 / 2°19'23"W
OS Eastings: 377533
OS Northings: 147871
OS Grid: ST775478
Mapcode National: GBR 0S9.TQB
Mapcode Global: VH97D.PC67
Entry Name: Former Rook Lane Congregational Chapel
Listing Date: 16 February 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1167729
English Heritage Legacy ID: 266042
Location: Frome, Mendip, Somerset, BA11
Civil Parish: Frome
Built-Up Area: Frome
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
5363 BATH STREET
Former Rook Lane
ST 7747 NE 10/7 Congregational Chapel
Ashlar front dated 1707 (altered). 2 tiers of 7 windows, moulded plinth, cornice,
parapet, central pediment spanning 5 windows, string course and moulded quoins.
Arched window openings with quoined and eaved architraves, and bracketted cills;
patterned cast iron window bars. Central doorway with open pediment, bolection
surround; pediment break ornamented by urn with flames above. Side lobbies added
in matching style in 1862 for gallery stairs and entrances and centre doorway
blocked off despite the painted admonition on the lintel "Keep thy foot when thou
goest to the House of God". These lobbies have segment headed doors with eaved
architraves, above are circular lights with eaved architraves. Hipped modern tile
roof with central weathervane. Ornamental gas lamp on corner. 1862 extensions to
rear. Interior: 2 large central column on fluted bases and with Doric entablature.
Top lit 1862 gallery on 3 sides with evidence of a domed roof structure which is
still intact. It is said that this chapel was locally known as The Cupola".
Listing NGR: ST7753147873
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