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Emerenciana, Sherborne

Description: Emerenciana

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 28 November 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 103941

OS Grid Reference: ST6343817037
OS Grid Coordinates: 363438, 117037
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9516, -2.5219

Location: Coombe, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 4DA

Locality: Sherborne
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT9 4DA

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Listing Text

in the entry for

[ Formerly listed as
ST 6317 3/268 Nethercombe Farm
(Farmhouse and barn) ]

The grade shall be amended to read II* (star)


(North-East Side)
[Formerly listed as
Nethercombe Farm
(Farmhouse and barn)]
ST 6317 3/268 28.11.50.
L-shaped block incorparting medieval masonry probably from the Church of
St Emerenciana, which by Leland's time in C16 had fallen down. Chamfered
projecting course of eaves. C14 or C15 pointed stone doorway with modern
wrought iron gate. North wing has been re-roofed with tile. Gable end
facing road, has blocked 2-light window, C14 in date. Main front is at
right angles to road and is 2 storey with wood casements. The further
end is probably C17 and formerly had lead glazing to casements. Saint
Emerenciana is included in the Sherborne Missal (see Jo Fowler, "Medieval

Listing NGR: ST6343817037

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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