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16 and 17, Stony Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Frome, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.231 / 51°13'51"N

Longitude: -2.3222 / 2°19'19"W

OS Eastings: 377602

OS Northings: 148027

OS Grid: ST776480

Mapcode National: GBR 0S9.MQY

Mapcode Global: VH97D.PBQ5

Entry Name: 16 and 17, Stony Street

Listing Date: 31 January 1974

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345534

English Heritage Legacy ID: 266313

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 STONY STREET
(North side)
GV Nos 16 and 11
31.1.74 Nos 16 and 17
ST 7748 SE 5/212

II*.


2.
No 16 probably dates from 1688, see rainwater head at rear. 3 storeys. Rubble walls
with ashlar dressings and much worn quoins. Modillion cornice over pulvinated
frieze, parapet. 5 windows with architrave surrounds, 3 originally had triangular
pediments (now removed). Sashes without glazing bars. 2 modern shop fronts. To
rear is a large stair-turret with pyramidal slate roof. Several stone mullioned and
cross mullioned windows with drip moulds and leaded lights in moulded surrounds,
one oak mullion and transom window. Lead gutter with stooped ornament below 1st
floor landing window. Original hmd+.rood staircase with modern handrail, newels
with turned pendants, scribed moulding on risers and wrought iron "S" scroll panels
(possibly original). Another pendant in ceiling of stair turret. Small possibly
timber-framed projection to rear (rendered with oak mullions to windows). Studded
late C17 doorway to rear of No 17 with moulded ovolo stopped surround.


Listing NGR: ST7760248027

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