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Gainsborough House

A Grade II Listed Building in Sherborne, Dorset

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1110676

English Heritage Legacy ID: 104141

Location: Sherborne, West Dorset, Dorset, DT9

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: 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

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Listing Text

SOUTH STREET
1.
1625 (North-East Side)
Gainsborough House
ST 6316 1/221A 28.11.50.
II GV
2.
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

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