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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1324312
English Heritage Legacy ID: 103822
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
(North West Side)
ST 6316 1/15 28.11.50.
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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