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Second War Memorial at Sherborne School, Sherborne

Description: Second War Memorial at Sherborne School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 October 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 103830

OS Grid Reference: ST6373016543
OS Grid Coordinates: 363730, 116543
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9472, -2.5176

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)
Second War Memorial at
Sherborne School
ST 6316 1/278
1955 to 6. Architect, possibly Brakespere. Cruciform plan. Stone slate
roof. Pale ashlar. South-west front to Abbey Road has tall wide gable
with coping and finial and 3 layers of fenestration. 2-light window with
dripmould high in gable end; below, a large 5-light, 3-tier window with
dripmould and, just above ground level, 3 small windows of 3-lights each.
Buttresses. In south east front a wider projecting gable; ground floor
links with cloister wing to south above this, a 7-light, 2-tier window.
Buttresses. In North-East front, a fall gable flanked by butttresses;
offsets. A double flight of steps with ramped handrail rises to a half-landing
with balustrading and then exends in a single flight to the entrance, which
has round-headed doorway, flanked by buttresses and with plain entablature.
5-light, 3-tier window with dripmoulded above it, and small 2-light window
with dripmould in turn above this. On ground floor, to north and in recession,
a rectangular doorway with dripmould surmounted by parapet with stringcourses.

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: ST6373216543

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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