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Latitude: 50.9457 / 50°56'44"N
Longitude: -2.5139 / 2°30'49"W
OS Eastings: 363995
OS Northings: 116374
OS Grid: ST639163
Mapcode National: GBR MV.NLYB
Mapcode Global: FRA 56ML.VX5
Entry Name: Gainsborough House
Listing Date: 28 November 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1110676
English Heritage Legacy ID: 104141
Location: Sherborne, West Dorset, Dorset, DT9
District: West Dorset
Civil Parish: Sherborne
Built-Up Area: Sherborne
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Sherborne with Castleton Abbey Church of St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
1625 (North-East Side)
ST 6316 1/221A 28.11.50.
This comprises the range attached to the north-east end of Duck House.
one wing with extension. North wing of late medieval origin with roof
timbers dating from this period. North wing slightly higher and projecting
slightly forward. 2 storeys. 2 window bays. Stone slate roof with coping.
Parapet. Rendered front. Sash windows above; 2-light casements with small
panes below. Lean-to addition incorporating present entrance to house
at south end. Southern wing of 2 storeys, 3 window bays. Plaintile roof
with stone coping. Stone front. Wall and door to south of house.
Nos 1 to 8 (consec), Duck House including garden wall and railings, Gainsborough
House including Dwarf wall, railings and gate, outbuilding to south of
Gainsborough House, gate piers to the Old Bidewell, The Antique Shop, Lodbourne
Hall, Ye Olde Cottage including garden walls and railings form a group.
Listing NGR: ST6399516374
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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