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Oak Room at Sherborne School

A Grade II* Listed Building in Sherborne, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.947 / 50°56'49"N

Longitude: -2.5161 / 2°30'57"W

OS Eastings: 363841

OS Northings: 116520

OS Grid: ST638165

Mapcode National: GBR MV.NLC9

Mapcode Global: FRA 56ML.TWL

Entry Name: Oak Room at Sherborne School

Listing Date: 28 November 1950

Last Amended: 4 October 1973

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1110793

English Heritage Legacy ID: 103837

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

1. ABBEY ROAD ROAD -
1625
(South East Side)
Oak Room at
Sherborne School
(Formerly listed as
Old Library)
ST 6316 1/8 28.11.50.
II* GV
2.
This adjoins the Bell Building and was part of an extension dating from
1670. Part was demolished in 1835, when the Bell Buildings were erected.
2 storey; the upper floor formerly housed the library. West face is in
slight recession from School House Dining Hall. Stone slate roof. Too
3-light stone mullioned windows above and three 2-light stone mullioned
windows below. Tablet on this wall bears the inscription. "John Whetcombe
ye elder Warden 1670".

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: ST6384116520

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