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Oak Room at Sherborne School, Sherborne

Description: Oak Room at Sherborne School

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 28 November 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 103837

OS Grid Reference: ST6384116520
OS Grid Coordinates: 363841, 116520
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9470, -2.5161

Location: South Street, 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)
Oak Room at
Sherborne School
(Formerly listed as
Old Library)
ST 6316 1/8 28.11.50.
This adjoins the Bell Building and was part of an extension dating from
1670. Part was demolished in 1835, when the Bell Buildings were erected.
2 storey; the upper floor formerly housed the library. West face is in
slight recession from School House Dining Hall. Stone slate roof. Too
3-light stone mullioned windows above and three 2-light stone mullioned
windows below. Tablet on this wall bears the inscription. "John Whetcombe
ye elder Warden 1670".

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: ST6384116520

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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