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Greenhouse 60 Metres North-West of Sherborne Castle, Castleton

Description: Greenhouse 60 Metres North-West of Sherborne Castle

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 11 July 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 105568

OS Grid Reference: ST6485516456
OS Grid Coordinates: 364855, 116456
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9465, -2.5016

Location: Castleton, Dorset DT9 5NR

Locality: Castleton
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT9 5NR

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Listing Text

ST 6416
Greenhouse 60 metres
12/28 north-west of
Sherborne Castle


Detached Greenhouse. Designs dated 1779 in Digby Estate Office. Ashlar
stone wall (south front), rest of brick faced with stucco, and with ashlar
quoins. Slate roof, hipped. One storey. South front is symmetrically
designed in 5 bays. Five lofty round-headed windows, grouped one-three-one.
Sashes with glazing-bars, radiating in the upper one. The end bays are
projected slightly and are framed by Roman Doric pilasters with Neo-classical
motifs in the entablature and pedimented over. These are also in centre bays,
as linked ox-skulls, garlands and medallions. Two-leaf door on the east end
wall. Interior is plain, apart from a moulded cornice.
(RCHM Dorset I, p.69(5).

Listing NGR: ST6485516456

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Source: English Heritage

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