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Premises of Frome-Selwood Building Society

A Grade II Listed Building in Frome, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2309 / 51°13'51"N

Longitude: -2.3219 / 2°19'18"W

OS Eastings: 377617

OS Northings: 148019

OS Grid: ST776480

Mapcode National: GBR 0S9.MT4

Mapcode Global: VH97D.PBV7

Entry Name: Premises of Frome-Selwood Building Society

Listing Date: 16 February 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1173674

English Heritage Legacy ID: 266250

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

(South-west side)

ST 7748 SE 5/399

No 3 (Premises of
Building Society)

Very important position at top of Market Place. 1860s appearance though possibly it
could be what was once Stuckeys Bank, which was built here 1835. 4½ storey
ornamental corner block. Elizabethan features. Ashlar with cornices over each
floor and moulded cill strings. Fluted end piers with floral caps. Cornice and
corniced parapet, end finials, gable over rounded attic window with 3 diagonally
placed finials. 3 storey 1 + 2 + 1 light oriel. Original ornamental shop front with
arched doorway to left and 2 windows, left-hand one framed by barley sugar colonettes
to base of oriel on which is pediment with armorial cartouche. Spandrels of door
and end pilasters have relief carving. 4 bay return to Stony Street with similar
treatment, paired windows above.

Listing NGR: ST7761748019

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