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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1110806
English Heritage Legacy ID: 103865
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
Piers and Gates of
Church of-St Mary
ST 6416 2/256A
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
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