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Kitt Hill House Including Front Garden Walls and Railings and Wall to Rear Garden Along Kitt Hill

A Grade II Listed Building in Sherborne, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9499 / 50°56'59"N

Longitude: -2.5219 / 2°31'18"W

OS Eastings: 363436

OS Northings: 116852

OS Grid: ST634168

Mapcode National: GBR MT.NJWT

Mapcode Global: FRA 56LL.RB5

Entry Name: Kitt Hill House Including Front Garden Walls and Railings and Wall to Rear Garden Along Kitt Hill

Listing Date: 28 November 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1110758

English Heritage Legacy ID: 103944

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
(West Side)
ST 6316 1/77 28.11.50. Kitt Hill House
Including front garden
walls and railings and
wall to rear garden along
Kitt Hill
II GV
2.
2-storey, 6 window C18 front, modern pebble dash finish. Plaintile gabled
roof; stone coping and moulded kneelers to gable ends. 4 dormers with
segmental heads. Sash windows with glazing bars. Projecting porch has
Tuscan columns, entablature and blocking course; panelled reveals; 6-panelled
door with top 2 panels cut away and glazed. Lower 2-storey wing to left
hand connects Cornhill House and Kitt Hill House. Slate gabled roof.
Stone rubble. 1 sash window with glazing bars above; modern garage entry
below [See Cornhill House under Acreman Street).
Small front garden above road level has stone dwarf wall with ashlar wing.
Late C18 to C19 railings; railings have uprights with spear-shaped finials;
square standards with urn finials at intervals. Wall and railings continue
round north corner and return westward up Kitt Hill. From a point opposite
west end of Kitt Hill House, a high garden wall of stone rubble continues
westward up Kitt Hill.

Kitt Hill House including garden walls and railings forms a group with
Cornhill House, including front garden railings and wing to north east
and Digby Estate Nos 121 and 122 Acreman Street.


Listing NGR: ST6343616852

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