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Custos Lodge at Sherborne School, Sherborne

Description: Custos Lodge at Sherborne School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 October 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 103833

OS Grid Reference: ST6377416593
OS Grid Coordinates: 363774, 116593
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9476, -2.5170

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)
Custos Lodge at
Sherborne School
SP 6316 1/281
1853. Architects: R C Carpenter and W H Slater, probably. South front
to Quadrangle of 1 storey and attic. Plain-tile roof with stone coping
and kneelers; stone walls, ashlar quoins. To right hand above, 2-light
mullioned window with gable over each light with four-centred head, and
carved spandrels. To left hand above, small projecting corbelled chimney
stack with small single-light cusp-headed window to right hand. On ground
floor at right hand end a 2-centred stone doorway, moulded; door with cover
strips and elaborate hinges; to left hand again, a 3-light window and a
single light window, each light with four-centred head. In west gable
end, a two-light window above and below; four-centred heads to lights;
dripmoulds. Entrance to Custos Lodge through the adjoining Tower [See
Sherborne School, North Block].

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: ST6377416593

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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