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Abbey House, Sherborne

Description: Abbey House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 November 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 103822

OS Grid Reference: ST6376216647
OS Grid Coordinates: 363762, 116647
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9481, -2.5172

Location: 1 Abbey Road, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 3LD

Locality: Sherborne
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT9 3LD

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Listing Text

ABBEY ROAD
1.
1625
(North West Side)
Abbey House
ST 6316 1/15 28.11.50.
II
2.
Part of the front on the right hand is set back and is of stone ashlar.
It is a 3-storey, 3 window neo-classic front circa 1840. Sash windows
with glazing bars on second floor only. Chamfered quoins. Coved cornice
with honeysuckle enrichment. Dormers. Central 1st-floor window has flanking
scrolls and semi-circular tympanum enclosing base in low relieft. Projecting
Roman Doric porch has fluted columns and antae. Porch cornice has enriched
cove similar to main cornice. Vine ornament to frieze. Enriched door
panels. Staircase wing at back has round-headed windows. Now a boarding
house for Sherborne School.


Listing NGR: ST6374816639

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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