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Kitt Hill House Including Front Garden Walls and Railings and Wall to Rear Garden Along Kitt Hill, Sherborne

Description: Kitt Hill House Including Front Garden Walls and Railings and Wall to Rear Garden Along Kitt Hill

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 November 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 103944

OS Grid Reference: ST6343616852
OS Grid Coordinates: 363436, 116852
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9499, -2.5219

Location: Cornhill, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 3PL

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

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Listing Text

CORNHILL
1.
1625
(West Side)
ST 6316 1/77 28.11.50. Kitt Hill House
Including front garden
walls and railings and
wall to rear garden along
Kitt Hill
II GV
2.
2-storey, 6 window C18 front, modern pebble dash finish. Plaintile gabled
roof; stone coping and moulded kneelers to gable ends. 4 dormers with
segmental heads. Sash windows with glazing bars. Projecting porch has
Tuscan columns, entablature and blocking course; panelled reveals; 6-panelled
door with top 2 panels cut away and glazed. Lower 2-storey wing to left
hand connects Cornhill House and Kitt Hill House. Slate gabled roof.
Stone rubble. 1 sash window with glazing bars above; modern garage entry
below [See Cornhill House under Acreman Street).
Small front garden above road level has stone dwarf wall with ashlar wing.
Late C18 to C19 railings; railings have uprights with spear-shaped finials;
square standards with urn finials at intervals. Wall and railings continue
round north corner and return westward up Kitt Hill. From a point opposite
west end of Kitt Hill House, a high garden wall of stone rubble continues
westward up Kitt Hill.

Kitt Hill House including garden walls and railings forms a group with
Cornhill House, including front garden railings and wing to north east
and Digby Estate Nos 121 and 122 Acreman Street.


Listing NGR: ST6343616852

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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