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Abbey House

A Grade II Listed Building in Sherborne, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9481 / 50°56'53"N

Longitude: -2.5172 / 2°31'1"W

OS Eastings: 363762

OS Northings: 116647

OS Grid: ST637166

Mapcode National: GBR MV.ND37

Mapcode Global: FRA 56ML.TBB

Entry Name: Abbey House

Listing Date: 28 November 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1324312

English Heritage Legacy ID: 103822

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

ABBEY ROAD
1.
1625
(North West Side)
Abbey House
ST 6316 1/15 28.11.50.
II
2.
Part of the front on the right hand is set back and is of stone ashlar.
It is a 3-storey, 3 window neo-classic front circa 1840. Sash windows
with glazing bars on second floor only. Chamfered quoins. Coved cornice
with honeysuckle enrichment. Dormers. Central 1st-floor window has flanking
scrolls and semi-circular tympanum enclosing base in low relieft. Projecting
Roman Doric porch has fluted columns and antae. Porch cornice has enriched
cove similar to main cornice. Vine ornament to frieze. Enriched door
panels. Staircase wing at back has round-headed windows. Now a boarding
house for Sherborne School.


Listing NGR: ST6374816639

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