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The Red House. Grey Lodge. Forecourt Walls and Railings to the Red House., Sherborne

Description: The Red House. Grey Lodge. Forecourt Walls and Railings to the Red House.

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 28 November 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 104030

OS Grid Reference: ST6411716631
OS Grid Coordinates: 364117, 116631
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9480, -2.5121

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)
ST 6416 2/141 28.11.50. The Red House.
- Grey Lodge.
- Forecourt walls and
railings to
The Red House.
Red House:-
Late C17 refronted early to mid C18. Two storey, 5 window red brick front
behind garden and above road level. Stone plinth, cornice, parapet and
chamfered quoins. Flat stone window architraves with key-blocks. Stone
doorway, perhaps later, has rusticated round-headed opening, Tuscan pilasters
and entalature. 6-panelled door, altered, fanlight. Extending forward
from either side are low curving screen walls of brick, continued south
at a lower level as far as garden and railings. Red brick and stone dwarf
wall with stone coping. Stone piers with capping. C19 railings; uprights
with spiked finials; panelled standards. Late C17 and C18 panelling within;
fire place surround; staircase. Grey Lodge is a rubble built extension
of 2 storeys, 2 window bays to right hand. Parapet. Peaked slate roof
with 1 box dormer. Parapet. Sash windows 3 panes wide with sagging lintels
to first floor. A long, 1 storey, probably C19, addition against east
garden wall.
Stone slate roofs to rear of The Red House and Grey Lodge.

The Red House, Grey Lodge, Forecourt walls and railings to The Red House,
The White Cottage, Wall railings and gate to The White Cottage, Eastbury
House, including carriage entrance to east and garden wall to west, Elizabeth
House, Bracondale, Nos 1 and 2 Cedar Cottages, The Cedars, Garden wall
adjoining The Cedars on the west side, Corby House, Mason Gill, Glenville
and Long Street Post Office form a group.

Listing NGR: ST6411716631

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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