VIA CRUCIS AND FOUNTAIN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1057855
Date first listed:
16-Feb-1983
Statutory Address:
VIA CRUCIS AND FOUNTAIN, CHURCH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
VIA CRUCIS AND FOUNTAIN, CHURCH STREET

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Mendip (District Authority)
Parish:
Frome
National Grid Reference:
ST 77703 47931

Details

1. 5363 CHURCH STREET

Via Crucis and ST 7747 NE 10/431 GV Fountain

II

2. Circa 1860. Sculptures by James Forsyth. Builders probably F and G Brown. Architect possibly C E Giles. Built for Rev W J E Bennett. Rubble and ashlar structure starting at north end with fountain and drinking well in large recess. Recess is apsed with ribs and with cusped arch opening into gabled front. Structure angled with steps leading up to north porch beside it. (The Church steps up to west end start close by). Six sculptured scenes in gabled recesses form the Way of the Cross. 7th scene (Crucifixion) in gable of north porch of the Parish Church. Pointed arcades linking the scenes. Doorway between the 2 northern- most scenes.

Listing NGR: ST7770347931

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
266145
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

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