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Private School House at Sherborne School. Boy's School House at Sherborne School., Sherborne

Description: Private School House at Sherborne School. Boy's School House at Sherborne School.

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 October 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 103835

OS Grid Reference: ST6380616559
OS Grid Coordinates: 363806, 116559
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9473, -2.5166

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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Listing Text

1625 (South East Side)
Private school
House at
Sherborne School.
Boy's school House at
ST 6316 1/283 Sherborne School.
Built 1860 to the design of R C Carpenter. 2 storeys and attic. Stone
slate roof. Rough ashlar wall.
Private School House: facing South, six 2-light hipped dormers. Stacks
with 3 octagonal stone shafts. From right to left hand, bay one has 2-light
mullioned window above and a single light window below, bay two has 2-light
windows above and below, bay three has 3-light windows above and below,
bay four has a 2-light window above and a wide gabled porch on ground floor.
5th and 6th bays blank on first floor; on ground floor, large splayed 3-sided
bay window with embattled parapet; added 1884. Facing west, gable at South
end with splayed bay rising through ground and first floors; small attic
window. To north of this, 2 hipped attic dormers; 3-light window on first
floor and on ground floor another splayed bay with embattled parapet, the
later an addition by Benjamin Ingelow, 1899-1700.
Boy's School House: divided externally from Private School House by a low
wall. At South end, passageway with wide pointed moulded arch at entrance
with 2-light stone mullioned window above. To north of this, ten window
bays. Hipped dormers of 3-lights. Ashlar stacks. 3-light windows on
first floor; on ground floor, 2-light windows in 3rd, 5th, 7th, 8th and
10th bays, 4-light window in 9th bay, rectangular bay of 5 lights in 6th
bay and windows of 3-lights elsewhere. Moulded stringcourse above ground

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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