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Latitude: 50.9493 / 50°56'57"N
Longitude: -2.5069 / 2°30'24"W
OS Eastings: 364487
OS Northings: 116769
OS Grid: ST644167
Mapcode National: GBR MV.NGPG
Mapcode Global: FRA 56ML.R4Z
Entry Name: Castleton House Including Gates
Listing Date: 4 October 1973
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1110808
English Heritage Legacy ID: 103870
Location: Sherborne, West Dorset, Dorset, DT9
District: West Dorset
Civil Parish: Sherborne
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Sherborne with Castleton Abbey Church of St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
ST 6416 2/258
C17 to C19. At the west end, adjoining no 6, is a bay of similar design
to nos 1-6 Castleton Terrace. Early to mid C19. Slate roof; roughcast
front; window above, vehicular entry below.
Beyond this to the east, the core of the house is of C17 date. Facing
Castleton Road, a lower structure of 2 storeys and attic and of roughly
2 bays with a wall and entrance gates [See later] projecting from the ground
floor of this section. Early C19 doorway to west of this wall with moulded
pilasters and pedimented hood on shaped brackets. To east of wall one
4-light mullioned window. To the east again, the main body of the house;
higher frontage. In front, facing Castleton Road, a 2-light mullioned
window and a blocked 4-light mullioned window. Garden front facing east
is early C19 and has hipped slate roof. 2 storeys. 3 windows; and first
floor windows paired. Stone splayed bays to ground floor. Projecting
stone porch has panelled pilasters and moulded entablature.
C19 ironwork gates at entrance in Castleton Terrace. Ashlar gate piers
with moulded capping; short stretch of ashlar wall with moulded capping.
Castleton House forms a group with Digby Estate Nos 1, 2, 4 5 and 6 (Castleton).
Listing NGR: ST6448716769
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