Heritage Category:
Listed Building
List Entry Number:
Date first listed:
Date of most recent amendment:
Statutory Address:


© Crown Copyright and database right 2021. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2021. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1057869.pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 05-Dec-2021 at 08:00:23.


Statutory Address:

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

Mendip (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
ST 77342 48146


1. 5363 CASTLE STREET (North-West side)

No 23 ST 7748 SW 4/130 Castle House GV (formerly listed as II 31.1.74 House on Corner of Castle Street and Trinity Street) 2. Formerly Castle House. Frome Hospital in late C19. Late C17 remodelled. Front of red brick with stone dressings probably mid C18. Stone plinth, chamfered quoins, 1st floor band, moulded cornice, brick parapet (a blocking course with edgemould and brick parapet over with stone coping. 2 storeys and attic. Pantile roof with former. 5 windows, cross-glazed sashes in moulded stone architraves (blocked on ground floor at time of survey 1979). Centre ground floor window formerly a door has bracketted stone pediment with fluted lintel containing shaped tablet. Return elevation to Trinity Street is a 2 window rubble extension with end quoins and outer ogee mouldings to dressings; similar doorway with bracketted pediment. 2 blocked lights to gable. Said to be the oldest surviving brick building in Frome. Gables stair turret to rear. Late C18 fittings inside including modillion and rosette ceiling cornices. Staircase has open string, turned balusters and moulded mahogany hand rail, landing to attic. Became Cottage Hospital 1875; disused at time of re-survey (1979). RCHM - Trinity Area).

Listing NGR: ST7734248146


The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
Legacy System:


Books and journals
Leech, R, 'Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Supplementary Series' in Early Industrial Housing In The Trinity Area Of Frome, , Vol. 3, (1981)


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

End of official listing

Images of England

Images of England was a photographic record of every listed building in England, created as a snap shot of listed buildings at the turn of the millennium. These photographs of the exterior of listed buildings were taken by volunteers between 1999 and 2008. The project was supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Date: 02 Mar 2002
Reference: IOE01/05773/05
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr G F J Russell. Source Historic England Archive
Archive image, may not represent current condition of site.
To view this image please use Firefox, Chrome, Safari, or Edge.

Your Contributions

Do you know more about this entry?

The following information has been contributed by users volunteering for our Enriching The List project. For small corrections to the List Entry please see our Minor Amendments procedure.

The information and images below are the opinion of the contributor, are not part of the official entry and do not represent the official position of Historic England. We have not checked that the contributions below are factually accurate. Please see our terms and conditions. If you wish to report an issue with a contribution or have a question please email [email protected].