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Meat House Circa 15 Metres East of Sherborne House, Sherborne

Description: Meat House Circa 15 Metres East of Sherborne House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 130637

OS Grid Reference: SP1694014687
OS Grid Coordinates: 416940, 214687
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8305, -1.7556

Location: Sherborne, Gloucestershire GL54 3DJ

Locality: Sherborne
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL54 3DJ

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Listing Text

SP 1614
Meat House cl5m east
of Sherborne House

Former meat house now an electricity sub station. Mid C19 matching
style of stableblock (q.v.). Ashlar. Slate roof. Octagonal
plan. Double wall with low segmental-headed openings around
bottom of each face (except on north) allowing air circulation
between the two walls. Blind windows above the segmental-headed
openings on all sides. C20 louvred doors on north side.
Octagonal, wooden, louvred lantern at apex of roof. Ogee-curved
leaded canopy with weathervane. Interior not accessible.
Reputed by some to be a dovecote, and to have been moved from its
original position shown in Kip's engraving in Atkyn's History of
Gloucestershire published 1712.

Listing NGR: SP1694014687

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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