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Latitude: 50.9472 / 50°56'49"N
Longitude: -2.5177 / 2°31'3"W
OS Eastings: 363730
OS Northings: 116543
OS Grid: ST637165
Mapcode National: GBR MT.NRYW
Mapcode Global: FRA 56ML.T49
Entry Name: Second War Memorial at Sherborne School
Listing Date: 4 October 1973
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1110789
English Heritage Legacy ID: 103830
Location: Sherborne, West Dorset, Dorset, DT9
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
(South East Side)
Second War Memorial at
ST 6316 1/278
1955 to 6. Architect, possibly Brakespere. Cruciform plan. Stone slate
roof. Pale ashlar. South-west front to Abbey Road has tall wide gable
with coping and finial and 3 layers of fenestration. 2-light window with
dripmould high in gable end; below, a large 5-light, 3-tier window with
dripmould and, just above ground level, 3 small windows of 3-lights each.
Buttresses. In south east front a wider projecting gable; ground floor
links with cloister wing to south above this, a 7-light, 2-tier window.
Buttresses. In North-East front, a fall gable flanked by butttresses;
offsets. A double flight of steps with ramped handrail rises to a half-landing
with balustrading and then exends in a single flight to the entrance, which
has round-headed doorway, flanked by buttresses and with plain entablature.
5-light, 3-tier window with dripmoulded above it, and small 2-light window
with dripmould in turn above this. On ground floor, to north and in recession,
a rectangular doorway with dripmould surmounted by parapet with stringcourses.
The following buildings of Sherborne School surround the greens immediately
to the north of the Abbey Church of St Mary and form a group with themselves
and with the Abbey Church of St Mary.
Listing NGR: ST6373216543
This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 7 December 2016.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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