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The Shell, Sherborne

Description: The Shell

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 October 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 104066

OS Grid Reference: ST6435916727
OS Grid Coordinates: 364359, 116727
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9489, -2.5087

Location: B3145, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 3DE

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

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Listing Text

LONG STREET
1.
1625
(South-East Side)
ST 6416 2/165 The Shell
II GV
2.
Probably C17 origin. L-shaped block of 2 storeys formerly with a drain
or passageway through centre of block to road. The building has recently
been restored and has internally been extensively altered to form one dwelling.
Stone rubble walls (recently re-pointed). New plain clay tile gabled roof
(new roof timbers). Road front of 2 window bays. To first floor, widely
spaced 2-light casement windows with small panes. On ground floor, two
3-light casements; 6-panelled door in frame. New window openings and staircase
to rear wing.

Digby Estate Nos 271 to 274 (consec), Wyekham Cottage, Fernleigh; The Shell;
Mistletoe Cottage; Fairfields; The Malt House; Eastfields; Tyndall; Linden,
The Cottage and Corner House form a group.


Listing NGR: ST6435916727

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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