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Bow House, Sherborne

Description: Bow House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 November 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 103930

OS Grid Reference: ST6386716512
OS Grid Coordinates: 363867, 116512
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9469, -2.5157

Location: South Street, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 3BP

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

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Listing Text

(North Side)
Bow House
ST 6316 1/72 28.11.50.
Part of Sherborne School since 1916. C16 or C17, much restored and altered
late C19 to early C20 and later. 2 storeys and attic. Stone slate roof
with 3 hipped dormers. Coved cornice and carved fascia, from photographic
evidence of late C19 to early C20 date. 1st floor of plaster and applied
timber-framing; ground floor of stone. 3 window bays. 4-light casements
with modern leaded glazing to 1st floor. On ground floor, from left to
right hand end, two 2-tier, 2-light casement windows with diamond and lozenge
shaped lead glazing; door with cover strips at right hand end. Once The
Sun Inn. Large wrought iron lamp bracket at south angle of building.

Bow House, The Cemetery Gate, The Abbey Gate House, No 2 including premises
occupied by Gilham Bros, No 3 including premises occupied by Gilham Bros
form a group with No 88, The Conduit, No 90 and Saints John Building (The
Parade), Cheap Street.

Listing NGR: ST6386516513

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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