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Part of Sherborne School on Exterior of North Transept of Abbey Church, Sherborne

Description: Part of Sherborne School on Exterior of North Transept of Abbey Church

Grade: I
Date Listed: 28 November 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 103825

OS Grid Reference: ST6376516497
OS Grid Coordinates: 363765, 116497
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9468, -2.5171

Location: Abbey Road, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 3AP

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

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Listing Text

ABBEY ROAD
1.
1625
(South East Side)
Part of Sherborne School
on Exterior of North
Transept of Abbey Church
ST 6316 1/3 28.11.50.
I GV
2.
2-storey building with a part-roof forming a passage of "slype" at the
South end of the east cloister range. Two C13 vaulted chambers on the
lower floor, eastern one with quadripartite vault and western one with
two parallel barrel vaults. External staircase leads to upper floor.
Large C16 buttress against the west wall of the passage [see RCHM "West
Dorset" and literature in Sherborne School].

The following buildings of Sherborne School surround the greens immediately
to the north of the Abbey Church of St Mary and form a group with themselves
and with the Abbey Church of St Mary.


Listing NGR: ST6373316544

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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