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School House Studies at Sherborne School, Sherborne

Description: School House Studies at Sherborne School

Grade: I
Date Listed: 28 November 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 103829

OS Grid Reference: ST6376916531
OS Grid Coordinates: 363769, 116531
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9471, -2.5171

Location: Abbey Road, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 3AR

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

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There is also a scheduled monument, Sherborne Abbey, remains of, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text

ABBEY ROAD
1.
1625
(South East Side)
School House Studies
at Sherborne School
ST 6316 1/6 28.11.50.
I GV
2.
L-shaped wing of C15 origin restored by R C Carpenter. Includes former
Abbey kitchen with projecting chimney at north end of north-south wing;
chimney has built into it 4 cusped panels with carvings of symbols of the
Evangelists. At west end of north face in west part of large gabled bay,
original doorway with 2 small niches above, flanked by small buttresses.
Above it, a late medieval 4-light 2-tier window with 4-centred heads to
lights; in east part of gable, a splayed bay with moulded cornice and gargoyles
and windows of one or two cinquefoiled lights with labels. To east of
this, and to west of chimney wing, lower windows transomed. Chimney wing
projects north at east end with two window bays in west wall, which also
has gable over. East face of block has doorway at left hand end and 3
window bays to north; stone-mullioned windows with gables above upper windows.
2 window bays adjoin east end of chapel with small gables over upper windows.
To right hand, wider gabled bay with one 2-light window above and below
and, to left hand, a single 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: 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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