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Cliff House, Sherborne

Description: Cliff House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 November 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 104181

OS Grid Reference: ST6331416828
OS Grid Coordinates: 363314, 116828
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9497, -2.5236

Location: Yeovil Road, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 4BB

Locality: Sherborne
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT9 4BB

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Listing Text

(North Side)
Cliff House
(Formerly listed
under Kitt Hill)
ST 6316 1/132 30.11.71.
Building of early to mid C19 appearance; until late 1960s the home of the
King family, the owners of the adjoining smithy. Low addition with tiled
roof and one window bay on left hand side. Slate gabled roof to house.
Sash windows with moulded architraves, glazing bars intact. Striking wrought
iron trellis and cresting to stone porch. This is the work of a Mr King,
circa 1840, whose family have been smiths here for several hundred years
and whose grandson still occupies (1970) the adjoining smithy.

Barton Farmhouse, Barton Farm Cottage, garden wall to Barton Farmhouse,
Cliff House, Smithy, Rosemary Cottage, Ryme Cottage and East and West wings
of Floracre form a group.

Listing NGR: ST6331416828

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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