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Via Crucis and Fountain

A Grade II Listed Building in Frome, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2301 / 51°13'48"N

Longitude: -2.3207 / 2°19'14"W

OS Eastings: 377703

OS Northings: 147931

OS Grid: ST777479

Mapcode National: GBR 0S9.VF3

Mapcode Global: VH97D.QBHT

Entry Name: Via Crucis and Fountain

Listing Date: 16 February 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057855

English Heritage Legacy ID: 266145

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


Via Crucis and
ST 7747 NE 10/431 GV Fountain


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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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