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78 79 81 83 84, Sherborne

Description: 78 79 81 83 84

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 August 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 130663

OS Grid Reference: SP1775514511
OS Grid Coordinates: 417755, 214511
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8289, -1.7437

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 1714
9/226 Nos 78, 79, 81, 83 and 84
(formerly listed as Nos 78-84
2.8.83 inclusive)

Former almshouses now divided into five. Early Cl9. Ashlar.
Artificial stone slate roof. Three C20 ashlar stacks. One C20
dressed stone stack. Long rectangular plan with gables brought
forwards on north to form a 'U'-shaped plan. Gables project
forwards very slightly on north front. 1 1/2 storeys. Symmetrical
north front with central gable with 2-light casement with stopped
hood to first floor over wide 4-centred arched entrance. Two half
dormers with single-light casements within chamfered stone
surrounds either side of central gable. Two-light casements to
first floor of wings. C20 part-glazed door to right-hand gable
similar door set back within archway at centre of facade. Plank
door with single pane to left-hand gable. Doorways to gables with
stopped hoods. C19 plank doors within 4-centred arched surrounds
in gable ends. One Cl9 plank door and two C20 glazed or part-
glazed doors in south front. Gable-end and axial stacks. Flat
canopy at gable ends and to dormers. Moulded kneelers.
Interiors not inspected.

Listing NGR: SP1775514511

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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