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The Cedars, Sherborne

Description: The Cedars

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 4 October 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 104035

OS Grid Reference: ST6429716709
OS Grid Coordinates: 364297, 116709
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9487, -2.5096

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

LONG STREET
1.
1625
(North-West Side)
The Cedars
ST 6416 2/146 28.11.50.
II* GV
2.
Unusual front, the detail of which is mostly early C19. The structure
is older and there is a back wing and minor alterations to the front which
appear to be late C19. Front is 2 storey, 6 window, the lower part pebble-
dash, the upper stucco. Between them is a string with incised key-pattern,
and this is returned across the two doorways forming a frieze. The doorways
have Ionic pilasters with pebble-dash panels. Egg-and-dart cornices.
Ground floor has 3 sash windows of which one retains glazing bars. 1st
floor sash windows have glazing bars removed. Shutters. Panel treatment
of incised lines above 1st floor windows. Parapet. Cornice with mutules
and paterae. Roof has 5 hipped dormers. West end of house has to rear
wing a 2 storey bow with 3-light sash windows. Remains of painted sundial,
apparently late C19.

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: ST6429716709

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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