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Archway at Entrance to Sherborne School Playing Fields, Sherborne

Description: Archway at Entrance to Sherborne School Playing Fields

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 October 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 103999

OS Grid Reference: ST6350216227
OS Grid Coordinates: 363502, 116227
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9443, -2.5209

Location: Horsecastles, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 3HA

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

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Listing Text

HORSECASTLES
1.
1625
(South-east Side)
Archway at entrance to
Sherborne School
Playing Fields
ST 6316 1/343
II
2.
1853. Originally the entrance to Sherborne School. Ashlar. To centre,
wide pointed and moulded arch flanked to left hand by 1 buttress and to
right hand by 2 buttresses, all with 1 offset; crenellated parapet. To
left hand, narrower arch with carved foliated spandrels and crenellated
parapet. Carved quatrefoils or mouchettes to spandrels of main arch; relief
of Royal Arms (added 1889) above in space between arch and parapet. Iron
gates.


Listing NGR: ST6350216227

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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