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Congregational Chapel, Sherborne

Description: Congregational Chapel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 November 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 104025

OS Grid Reference: ST6396516557
OS Grid Coordinates: 363965, 116557
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9473, -2.5143

Location: B3145, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 3DD

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

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Listing Text

(North-West Side)
Congregational Chapel
ST 6316 1/138
ST 6416 2/138 28.11.50.
Dated 1803, opened 1804 and enlarged 1814 and 1821. The present south
front dates from 1821. It consists of a stucco gable end, the gable itself
being outlined by a moulded parapet coping and string. Traceried panel
treatment to quoin pilasters. Two large traceried windows in early Gothic
Revival style. In centre is circular enriched panel with dates. Two elaborate
Gothic style doorways with pointed heads, carved spandrels shafted pilasters,
etc. Enriched door panels. The side elevations have "Churchwarden" Gothic
windows with oval lights above. Square bell cupola at north end of roof.
The south front is set back behind graveyard.

Premises occupied by Mr E J T Rogers, Congregational Chapel, Dwarf wall,
railings and gates to Congregational Chapel, School room to south of Congregational
Chapel, Cromwell, Belmont, Wistaria House and Dwarf walls and railings
and Thorn Bank form a group.

Listing NGR: ST6396516557

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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