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School Room to South of Congregational Chapel, Sherborne

Description: School Room to South of Congregational Chapel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 October 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 104027

OS Grid Reference: ST6402216589
OS Grid Coordinates: 364022, 116589
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9476, -2.5135

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)
School Room to south
of Congregational Chapel
ST 6416 2/412
1851 circa (site bought 1851). Rectangular block of one storey and basement.
Tile gabled roof. Stone walls. Gothic detail. In west front from north
to south, a gable with finial at north end has two 2-centred headed windows
below and one window above. To south again a gabled porch with two-centred
headed entrance; buttresses. To south of porch, upper floor has 5 rectangular
windows of 2-lights with pierced quatrefoils or diamonds over; dripmoulds.
Lower floor or basement has plain 2-light rectangular windows. Branch
spirelet on roof. In front to Long Street, a tall ornate Gothic window
of 4 cusped lights and flowing tracery rises up with gable. To right hand
of it, a plain two-centred headed doorway accessible from another doorway
in a high wall behind an external stair which rises diagonally across the
front of the building to a porch on the upper level at left hand end.
Small gate at entrance to stair has uprights with fleur-de-lys finials.

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: ST6402216589

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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