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The Manor House, Sherborne

Description: The Manor House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 November 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 104091

OS Grid Reference: ST6396816892
OS Grid Coordinates: 363968, 116892
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9503, -2.5143

Location: Newland, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 3JL

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

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Listing Text

1625 (North Side)
The Manor House
ST 6316 1/181 28.11.50.
This house is said to have a C15 or C16 origin. The front as existing
appears to be largely early or mid C19 Gothic Revival work, but the central
oriel may be partly original. Front is 2 storey, 3 window, stone, with
two gables. Between these is a carved parapet. 4-light stone mullioned
windows with cusped heads to lights, the central 1st floor window being
an oriel. 4-centred arch and carved spandrels to doorway. East side has
two large splayed bays with french windows. The L-shaped wing at the back
is in a simpler style. Interior has interesting early Gothic Revival woodwork.

Digby Estate No 31, Sherborne Youth Club, East part of same range, Sherborne
House, Front and rear garden walls of Sherborne House, No 41, The Manor
House, 3 cottages next to The Manor House, 2 cottages adjoining, Nos 57
to 93 (odd) and north-east boundary wall to Newland Close form a group.

Listing NGR: ST6396816892

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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