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Duck House Including Garden Wall and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Sherborne, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9457 / 50°56'44"N

Longitude: -2.5142 / 2°30'51"W

OS Eastings: 363971

OS Northings: 116381

OS Grid: ST639163

Mapcode National: GBR MV.NLV0

Mapcode Global: FRA 56ML.VQZ

Entry Name: Duck House Including Garden Wall and Railings

Listing Date: 4 October 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1304633

English Heritage Legacy ID: 104140

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

SOUTH STREET
1.
1625
(North-East Side)
Duck House including
garden wall and
railings
ST 6316 1/221
II GV
2.
Early to mid C19. High 2 storey 3 window ashlar front at right angles
to road. Wide eaves soffit with paired brackets above pilasters. One
central dormer. Sash windows to 1st floor. Central round-headed doorway
with reeded imposts, fanlight. Ground floor windows are large Venetian
sashes set in sunk etched panels. Incised decoration in spandrels. Fluted
pilasters strips between lights and fluted archivolt. A wall of rough
ashlar and dwarf wall and railings enclose the garden to the south east
of the house. A short length of wall is attached to the left angle of
the house; beyond it is a gate flanked by a pier; to south-east again is
a stone dwarf wall with ashlar coping. Railings have uprights with spear-headed
finials and panelled standards at intervals. Probably contemporary with
the house.

Nos 1 to 8 (consec), Duck House including garden wall and railings, Gainsborough
House including Dwarf wall, railings and gate, outbuilding to south of
Gainsborough House, gate piers to the Old Bidewell, The Antique Shop, Lodbourne
Hall, Ye Olde Cottage including garden walls and railings form a group.


Listing NGR: ST6397116381

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