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School House Dining Hall at Sherborne Hall, Sherborne

Description: School House Dining Hall at Sherborne Hall

Grade: I
Date Listed: 28 November 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 103838

OS Grid Reference: ST6384516513
OS Grid Coordinates: 363845, 116513
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9469, -2.5160

Location: South Street, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 3LE

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

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Listing Text

(South East Side)
School House
Dining Hall at
Sherborne School
ST 6316 1/7 28.11.50.

This was the main school building from the school's re-foundation by Edward
II in was until about 1850. The present building was built or rebuilt
in 1606 or 1608, and restored in 1670 and 1886, when the South wall and
waggon roof were reconstructed. 1 storey. South wall has balustraded
parapet; from left to right hand end, window of 2-lights above entrance
into main court of school; doorway with 4-centred arch and arms of Edward
VI over [made by Roger Moore 1600]. 2 restored C17 windows of 4 transomed
lights and a modern bay window. Within, a statue of Edward VI, by Godfrey
Arnold, 1614.

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: ST6384516513

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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