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Castleton House Including Gates, Sherborne

Description: Castleton House Including Gates

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 October 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 103870

OS Grid Reference: ST6448716769
OS Grid Coordinates: 364487, 116769
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9493, -2.5069

Location: 9 Castleton, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 3DS

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

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Listing Text

Castleton House
including gates
ST 6416 2/258
C17 to C19. At the west end, adjoining no 6, is a bay of similar design
to nos 1-6 Castleton Terrace. Early to mid C19. Slate roof; roughcast
front; window above, vehicular entry below.
Beyond this to the east, the core of the house is of C17 date. Facing
Castleton Road, a lower structure of 2 storeys and attic and of roughly
2 bays with a wall and entrance gates [See later] projecting from the ground
floor of this section. Early C19 doorway to west of this wall with moulded
pilasters and pedimented hood on shaped brackets. To east of wall one
4-light mullioned window. To the east again, the main body of the house;
higher frontage. In front, facing Castleton Road, a 2-light mullioned
window and a blocked 4-light mullioned window. Garden front facing east
is early C19 and has hipped slate roof. 2 storeys. 3 windows; and first
floor windows paired. Stone splayed bays to ground floor. Projecting
stone porch has panelled pilasters and moulded entablature.
C19 ironwork gates at entrance in Castleton Terrace. Ashlar gate piers
with moulded capping; short stretch of ashlar wall with moulded capping.

Castleton House forms a group with Digby Estate Nos 1, 2, 4 5 and 6 (Castleton).

Listing NGR: ST6448716769

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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