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The Digby Tap Inn, Sherborne

Description: The Digby Tap Inn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 November 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 103940

OS Grid Reference: ST6383416333
OS Grid Coordinates: 363834, 116333
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9453, -2.5161

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

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Listing Text

The Digby Tap Inn
ST 6316 1/76 30.11.71.
Stone rubble building of mid C16 to C17 origin, with later alterations.
South end has evidently been demolished and the end wall re-built in brick.
Front is cement-rendered and has early C19 sash windows and doorway with
moulded architrave, angle roundels and pediment. 6-panelled doors, upper
4 panels moulded. At south end of front is 3-light stone-mullioned window
with remains of hood mould. Moulded beam internally.
Rear wings are lower. West wing of stone rubble with plaintile roof.
From right to left, 3-light sash above with horizontally sliding sash below
and to left hand again below a fixed window with small panes. East rear
wing again lower with stone slate roof. At right hand end, double ledged
doors with voussoirs; to left hand, fixed 2-light segmental headed window;
to left again, ledged door and a 3 pane wide fixed window.
Marked as the parish workhouse on plan of 1802.

Listing NGR: ST6383416333

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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