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The White Cottage, Sherborne

Description: The White Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 November 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 104031

OS Grid Reference: ST6414416632
OS Grid Coordinates: 364144, 116632
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9480, -2.5118

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)
The White Cottage
(Formerly listed as
The Cottage)
ST 6416 2/142 28.11.50.
Stone rubble-construction. Probably late C17 with later pebble-dash finish.
Detached house on corner of St Swithin's Road with 2 storey 5 window front.
Wood casements with lead glazing and original stays and catches. New slate
roof. Gable-ends with stone parapet copings. Two hipped dormers. Doorway
has hood on moulded and voluted brackets 6-panelled door. Within, an early
C18 linen painting of a hunting scene was found beneath 11 layers of wall-
paper (see analysis in Sherborne Museum).

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: ST6414416632

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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