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The Green, Sherborne

Description: The Green

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 November 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 103956

OS Grid Reference: ST6371116912
OS Grid Coordinates: 363711, 116912
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9505, -2.5180

Location: A30, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 3JB

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

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Listing Text

(North Side)
The Green
(Formerly listed under
ST 6316 1/114 28.11.50.
Formerly The Angel Inn. The building partly closes the vista at the top
of Greenhill. Since 1865 a "House" belonging to Sherborne School. It consists
of attached buildings of various dates, but the only part of architectural
interest is the front facing west. This appears to be C18 with alterations.
It is a 5 window stucco front. 2 storeys basement and attics. Slate roof
with gable-ends and stone parapet coping, 2 dormers. Projecting Tuscan
porch with flight of entrance steps. Round-headed doorway with fanlight;
the inscription "Licensed to let post horses" written in frieze of entablature.
The upper storey of the porch is a square bay having sash windows with
moulded pilaster strips between them. Blind boxes to windows, cornice
to head of bay. Other windows are C18 sashes, those to ls.L floor having
shutters. At left hand side of ground floor there is a splayed bay with
dentil cornice.

The listed buildings on the North Side of The Green (with The Cottage adjoining
The Green) form a group.

Listing NGR: ST6371416864

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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