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Frome Station (Main Building)

A Grade II Listed Building in Frome, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2272 / 51°13'37"N

Longitude: -2.31 / 2°18'35"W

OS Eastings: 378452

OS Northings: 147602

OS Grid: ST784476

Mapcode National: GBR 0S9.YM9

Mapcode Global: VH97D.XF52

Entry Name: Frome Station (Main Building)

Listing Date: 18 April 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345526

English Heritage Legacy ID: 266286

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 PORTWAY

Frome Station
ST 7847 13/210 18.4.73 (Main building)

II


2.
Circa 1850. Designed by J R Hannaford. All wood construction. Train shed covering
both tracks. Aisled, with wooden posts and ceiling. Corrugated iron roof with
full length glazed vent. Offices on up: side. Single storey with seven wooden
casements, two and three light. Original bracketted canopy over entrance. Hipped
corrugated iron roof with red brick stacks. Largely unaltered example of a small
station of the period and probably the last through train shed of its type in use on
the Western Region. The line was constructed by the Wells, Somerset and Weymouth
Railway and opened 9 September 1850 having been previously taken over by the Great
Western Railway.


Listing NGR: ST7845247602

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