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Latitude: 50.9453 / 50°56'43"N
Longitude: -2.5161 / 2°30'58"W
OS Eastings: 363834
OS Northings: 116333
OS Grid: ST638163
Mapcode National: GBR MV.NLBT
Mapcode Global: FRA 56ML.TW1
Entry Name: The Digby Tap Inn
Listing Date: 30 November 1971
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1152220
English Heritage Legacy ID: 103940
Location: Sherborne, West Dorset, Dorset, DT9
District: West Dorset
Civil Parish: Sherborne
Built-Up Area: 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
The Digby Tap Inn
ST 6316 1/76 30.11.71.
Stone rubble building of mid C16 to C17 origin, with later alterations.
South end has evidently been demolished and the end wall re-built in brick.
Front is cement-rendered and has early C19 sash windows and doorway with
moulded architrave, angle roundels and pediment. 6-panelled doors, upper
4 panels moulded. At south end of front is 3-light stone-mullioned window
with remains of hood mould. Moulded beam internally.
Rear wings are lower. West wing of stone rubble with plaintile roof.
From right to left, 3-light sash above with horizontally sliding sash below
and to left hand again below a fixed window with small panes. East rear
wing again lower with stone slate roof. At right hand end, double ledged
doors with voussoirs; to left hand, fixed 2-light segmental headed window;
to left again, ledged door and a 3 pane wide fixed window.
Marked as the parish workhouse on plan of 1802.
Listing NGR: ST6383416333
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