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GATE PIER ON CORNER AT JUNCTION WITH WESLEY CLOSE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: GATE PIER ON CORNER AT JUNCTION WITH WESLEY CLOSE

List entry Number: 1057854

Location

GATE PIER ON CORNER AT JUNCTION WITH WESLEY CLOSE, CHRISTCHURCH STREET WEST

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Frome

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 31-Jan-1974

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 266142

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 5363 CHRISTCHURCH STREET WEST (South-West side)

ST 7747 NE 10/143 Gate pier on corner 31.1.74 junction with Wesley Close II

2. Early to mid C19. Stone gate pier, the only one remaining of 4 entrance gate piers which were the only part of a scheme by Thomas Bunn (prominent local solicitor) for a grand Crescent to rival Bath's Royal Crescent. Circular plan, rusticated between 4 plain pilasters, moulded capital on console brackets with raised dies at intervals, each carved with an anthemion motif.

Listing NGR: ST7751547799

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National Grid Reference: ST 77515 47799

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