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Newell House School Including Forecourt Walls Railings and Gates,

A Grade II Listed Building in Sherborne, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9501 / 50°57'0"N

Longitude: -2.5214 / 2°31'17"W

OS Eastings: 363468

OS Northings: 116866

OS Grid: ST634168

Mapcode National: GBR MT.NK0B

Mapcode Global: FRA 56LL.RHL

Entry Name: Newell House School Including Forecourt Walls Railings and Gates,

Listing Date: 28 November 1950

Last Amended: 4 October 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1110757

English Heritage Legacy ID: 103942

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

CORNHILL
1.
1625
(East Side)
Newell House School
Including forecourt walls,
railings and gates,
(Formerly listed as
Newell House, Newell)
ST 6316 1/174 28.11.50.
II
2.
West end of house of C17 origin. Originally appears to have had two projecting
wings at front, forming small court. The easternmost of the wings has
been incorporated in newer C19 block. Older part had hipped roofs formerly
of stone slates, now of plaintiles; one dormer with segmental head. Doorway
has moulded architrave, 4 panelled door, rectangular fanlight. There are
6 original stone mullioned windows to front, those to 1st floor retaining
lead glazing. Walls of coursed rubble with back (facing South) has one
4-light and one 5-light stone mullioned window. New addition to East is
higher and appears to be C19. Roughcast finish. Stone plinth. Stone
slate roof. Chamfered quoins. East front is 5 window, 2 storeys, basement
and attic. Ashlar parapet, cornice. Sash windows without glazing bars.
Central round-headed doorway with pediment on console brackets. Interior
of older wing has fireplace with 4-centred arch. Forecourt wall, railings
and gates to Cornhill front: C19. Stone wall. Railings have uprights
with spiked finials to railings and gate; in gates, uprights rise alternately
to 2 different heights. At intervals, square standards with coved finials.


Listing NGR: ST6346816866

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