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The Priory House

A Grade II Listed Building in Sherborne, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9508 / 50°57'2"N

Longitude: -2.518 / 2°31'4"W

OS Eastings: 363710

OS Northings: 116946

OS Grid: ST637169

Mapcode National: GBR MT.NKVD

Mapcode Global: FRA 56ML.DWB

Entry Name: The Priory House

Listing Date: 28 November 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1152311

English Heritage Legacy ID: 103967

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

GREENHILL
1.
1625
(North Side)
The Priory House
ST 6316 1/105 28.11.50.
II GV
2.
Long 2 storey 3 window stone front. A house of late C16 or early C17 origin,
which has been much embellished in early to mid C19. Slate roof, 2 dormers.
Castellated parapet with angle finials. Painted lead rainwater heads with
fleur-de-lys and other ornaments. 4-light mullioned windows with label-
moulds to lst floor. 5-light below. All windows have diagonal wood glazing
bars. Doorway, under wide 4-centred arched opening, is certainly one of
the C19 features. Flanking the door itself are four diagonally-set pilas-
ters enriched with recessed panel design. These support a castellated
parapet. Doorway has 4-centred head, glazed upper panels and diagonal
mouldings to lower panels. Interior has C17 fireplace, overmantel and
moulded panelling.

All the listed buildings on the North Side of Greenhill from Newell Cottage
to Belmont: and on the South Side from Delta to premises occupied by Godden
and Curtis form a group.


Listing NGR: ST6371016946

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

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