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The Abbey Gate House, Sherborne

Description: The Abbey Gate House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 November 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 103932

OS Grid Reference: ST6386716496
OS Grid Coordinates: 363867, 116496
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9468, -2.5157

Location: Half Moon 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

(South Side)
No 1 (The Abbey Gate
ST 6316 1/71A 30.11.71.
Now occupied by the Sherborne Museum.
C19. East wall said to incorporate a section of the medieval precinct
wall to the monastery which abutted on to the Cemetery Gate. Stone 2 window
front of 2 storeys and attic to Church Lane. Tiled roof and stone stack.
Stone mullioned windows. Gables to attic windows. Tudor-style doorway
with cambered head. In the middle of an important group.

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: ST6386516496

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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