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G F S Room. All Hallows. Askwith House., Sherborne

Description: G F S Room. All Hallows. Askwith House.

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 October 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 103856

OS Grid Reference: ST6368716432
OS Grid Coordinates: 363687, 116432
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9462, -2.5183

Location: 6 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

1625 (North-East Side)
G F S Room.
All Hallows.
Askwith House.
ST 6316 1/30

The G F S Room is a long stone barn with slate roof forming part of the
group. From left hand end to right hand, small left door with double ledged
doors below; ledged stud door with lintel; 3 blocked openings; at right
hand end, 3-light sash window without glazing bars.
All Hallows and Askwith House form a wide 2-storey 5-window front. Coursed
rubble. C17 probably. All Hallows has 3 window front. Left hand 2 windows,
both above and below, are sash windows with glazing bars intact. At right
hand end on first floor, a paired sash; on ground floor, C17 doorway with
moulded stone jambs and roughly 4-centred arch to head. Double doors,
each of 3 panels with top 2 panels fielded. Askwith House has a 2-window
front. New or restored stone mullioned windows. Two 3-light windows above;
below to left hand, 2-light window coupled with four-centred doorway.
To right hand, 4-light mullioned window with dripmould over. At right
hand end, narrow stone rubble with parapet connects Askwith House and Nowell
House; ledged studded door within it. Exposed beams and C18 panelling
internally. Staircase.

Pineska, Salem, No 7, G F S Room, All Hallows, Askwith House, Nowell House,
Digby Estate Nos 207, 208 and 209 and two outbuildings to South of Digby
Estate No 209 form a group with west return of Premises occupied by Mr
Hunt, Trendle Street.

Listing NGR: ST6368716432

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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