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Churchyard Walls, Piers and Gates of Church of St Mary Magdalene

A Grade II Listed Building in Sherborne, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9497 / 50°56'58"N

Longitude: -2.5052 / 2°30'18"W

OS Eastings: 364606

OS Northings: 116815

OS Grid: ST646168

Mapcode National: GBR MV.NH3S

Mapcode Global: FRA 56ML.RTM

Entry Name: Churchyard Walls, Piers and Gates of Church of St Mary Magdalene

Listing Date: 4 October 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1110806

English Heritage Legacy ID: 103865

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

CASTLETON ROAD
1.
1625
(North Side)
Churchyard Walls,
Piers and Gates of
Church of-St Mary
Magdalene
ST 6416 2/256A
II GV
2.
C18 and C19 probably, Ashlar gate piers with moulded plinth and capping
and with ball finials. Double iron gates each with 5 horizontal bars,
uppermost one curved to form a gegment; lower 4 arranged in pairs with
inset bands of diagonal panelling; vertical rails terminate alternately
at 2 horizontal levels. Semi-circular bar overthrow with scroll decoration
supporting C19 quadrangular lamp with cresting. Wall of stone rubble encloses
churchyard on all sides; on south side wall is lower and has ashlar coping.

Church of St Mary Magdalene, Churchyard walls, piers and gates, Lattice
House, Garden Wall and piers to Lattice House, Middle House and Raleigh
Lodge form a group with the gates at the entrance to Sherborne Castle in
Sherborne Rural District.


Listing NGR: ST6460816818

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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