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South West Classrooms at Sherborne School, Sherborne

Description: South West Classrooms at Sherborne School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 October 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 103827

OS Grid Reference: ST6374116498
OS Grid Coordinates: 363741, 116498
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9468, -2.5175

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

(South East Side)
South West Classrooms
at Sherborne School
ST 6316 1/277
1869 to 70. W H Slater and R H Carpenter, architects. This block extends
south wards along Abbey Road from First War Memorial extension to the Chapel.
2 storeys, 5 window bays, 3 more closely spaced. Stone slate roof. Stone
front. Moulded eaves cornice. String courses. Lower string-courses on
east side set higher, marking a place for which an extension originally
planned. Upper windows with gables over. 3-lights, 2-tiers ground floor
on west side from left to right hand has 4-light windows, doorway with
pointed head and square dripmould, and at south end 2 three-light windows
with four-light window in centre. To first floor in south gable end, 2-tier
5-light window.

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: ST6374216499

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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