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Delta. Crown Cottage., Sherborne

Description: Delta. Crown Cottage.

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 November 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 103981

OS Grid Reference: ST6364116881
OS Grid Coordinates: 363641, 116881
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9502, -2.5190

Location: A30, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 4EW

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

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Listing Text

(South Side)
Crown Cottage.
Nos 6 to 11 (consec).
No 19.
(Formerly listed as
Nos 3 to 11 (consec))
ST 6316 1/109 30.11.71.
2 storey cottages forming the west end of the south row in Greenhill, standing
above road level behind high terrace pavement.
Delta: C18 to C19 front, apparently C17 core (see RCHM). Plaintile gabled
roof. Stone rubble front. 3 small 3-light modern wood casements above;
2 large 3-light windows with wood lintel below. Ledged door in frame;
Crown Cottage: formerly 2 cottages (Nos 4 and 5). C17 probably. Roughcast
front. Plinth. On first floor, 2 sashes without glazing bars. Below,
4 flush panelled door in moulded frame; 1 sash window to left of it another
to right. Interior details.
No 6 and No 7: probably C17 internally. 1 window bay and outer doorway
each. Plaintile gabled roof. Stone rubble front. 2-light segmental headed
casements; upper window in No 7 with leaded panes. Lodged doors in frames.
No 8: probably C17 internally; same roof span as Nos 6 and 7. 1 window
bay and door. Stone rubble front. 2-light wood casement above; sash without
glazing bars below. Ledged door in frame to right hand.
Nos 9 and 11: comprise 2 cottages stradding centre passageway. C17; structure
said to return a stone with the initials and date "W" and "F R". "1664".
On first floor from the right, casements of 3-lights, 2-lights, and 3-lights.
On ground floor from left to right hand, 3-light casement, entrance to
passage with wood lintel and 6-panelled door; 3-light casement. Leaded
casement to rear.
No 10: is situated to rear of No 9, beyond passage. Later construction
up to C19 date of ashlar 2 storeys. 1 small window to left hand above
and taller window, partly in roof, to right hand, 2 segmental headed windows
on ground floor; modern half glazed door.
No 19: adjoins No 11 to the east. 3 front of 3 windows, widely spaced.
Plaintile gabled roof. Roughcast front. 3-light wood casements with
older catches above. On ground floor from left to right, 4-light windows,
6-panelled door with pilasters and entablature; 3-light window; 6-panelled
door in reveals behind late Georgian style doorcase; 3-light casement.

All the listed buildings on the North Side of Greenhill from Newell Cottage
to Belmont: and on the South Side from Delta to premises occupied by Godden
and Curtis form a group.

Listing NGR: ST6364116881

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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