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Cutting Revetment with Stone Tablet Situated at Ngr 788479

A Grade II Listed Building in Frome, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2291 / 51°13'44"N

Longitude: -2.3038 / 2°18'13"W

OS Eastings: 378884

OS Northings: 147814

OS Grid: ST788478

Mapcode National: GBR 0SB.SGR

Mapcode Global: VH97F.0CYL

Entry Name: Cutting Revetment with Stone Tablet Situated at Ngr 788479

Listing Date: 8 September 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345008

English Heritage Legacy ID: 267467

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

The following building shall be added to the list

ST 74 NE SELWOOD STYLES HILL

7/512 Cutting revetment with
stone tablet situated at
NGR 788479

GV II

Road cutting revetment and commemorative tablet. 1861. Coursed limestone
rubble wall and dressed stone tablet inscribed: "This Hill was lowered
7 October 1861" in upper case san-serif. The tablet is set in a chamfered
stone surround on the bottom right hand corner of which is a bench mark.
Apparently Styles Hill became a turnpike in about 1830 but since it was too
steep a deeper cutting was made in 1861 and the revetment with its commemora-
tive tablet was constructed.


Listing NGR: ST7888447814

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

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