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The Parade, Sherborne

Description: The Parade

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 28 November 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 103921

OS Grid Reference: ST6386016578
OS Grid Coordinates: 363860, 116578
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9475, -2.5158

Location: South Street, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 3BJ

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

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Listing Text

(South West Side)
No 72 (The Parade)
(Formerly listed as
Premises occupied by
ST 6316 1/212 International Stores)
Probably the original building of the Sherborne Bank for Saving which was
established in 1818. 2 storey stucco front. Upper storey is bowed and
supported on four Ionic columns. 1st floor has Venetian window with dividing
Tuscan pilasters having incised line ornament. Cast iron balcony to this
windows is elliptical on plan. Quoin pilasters with incised line ornament.
Cornice. Parapet has balustraded panel in centre. Rounded slate roof.
Poor modern plate-glass shop front behind portico. On lst floor is a long
and very fine room. It has bowed end, coved ceiling and plasterwork treatment
of Ionic columns. Until recently used as a store.
(See 'Exploring Sherborne' by G H D Pitman).

Nos 54 and 56, Gate, lamp and overthrow between Nos 54 and 56, The Methodist
Church and Nos 58 to 82 (even) form a group.

Listing NGR: ST6385816574

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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