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West End House. Horsecastles House. Including Railings and Gate Before Front of House and Railings t, Sherborne

Description: West End House. Horsecastles House. Including Railings and Gate Before Front of House and Railings t

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 October 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 103840

OS Grid Reference: ST6344616776
OS Grid Coordinates: 363446, 116776
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9493, -2.5217

Location: 113 Acreman Street, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 3PH

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

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Listing Text

ACREMAN STREET
1.
1625
(South West Side)
West End House.
Horsecastles House.
Including railings and
gate before front of
house and railings to
rear
ST 6316 1/18
II GV
2.
Formerly shown as Horsecastles Farm. Stone house of various dates, part
of it probably C18 or earlier. 2 storeys front to road has been much altered
and has cement-rendering in panel treatment. From right to left hand two
2-light casement windows above and a 3-light sash window below; to left
hand again, a 2-light casement above and a sash window below; to left hand
again, 2-light casement above round-headed doorway; 6-flush panelled door
with top 2 panels glazed, blank tympanum. Blank bay at South end. South
gable end is of ashlar arch has windows with moulded stone frames and keystones,
that to second floor being round-headed.
Front railings have uprights with spiked finials; square standards at intervals
with urn finials; front gate has uprights rising to two different heights.
Railings enclosing rear of house have uprights looped at the top in pairs;
railings extend from north-west corner of house to north corner of south
range.

West End House, Horsecastles House, railings and gate to front, rear, wall
to south of Horsecastles House, and outbuilding to North-West of Horsecastles
House from a group.


Listing NGR: ST6344616776

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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