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Chapel at Sherborne School

A Grade I Listed Building in Sherborne, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.947 / 50°56'49"N

Longitude: -2.5174 / 2°31'2"W

OS Eastings: 363748

OS Northings: 116519

OS Grid: ST637165

Mapcode National: GBR MV.NL1G

Mapcode Global: FRA 56ML.T88

Entry Name: Chapel at Sherborne School

Listing Date: 28 November 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1324313

English Heritage Legacy ID: 103828

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
(South East Side)
Chapel at
Sherborne School
ST 6316 1/5 28.11.50.
I GV
2.
2-storey range across the north end of the Library range. C15 hall, probably
the hall of the Abbot's lodging [now incorporated into the modern chapel];
rebuilt late C12 or early C13 undercroft. Hall roof of C15 style. 2 bays
added in 1855 by R C Carpenter and Benjamin Ingelow to give a north aisle.
First War Memorial extension of 1922 at the west end by Reginald Blomfield.
Exterior to north aisle [work of R H Carpenter and Benjamin Ingelow] has
2-centred windows with tracery above; giant buttresses; cloister openings
below; the latter continue northwards from west corner to form a west cloister
walk with similar openings. First War Memorial built above southernmost
bay of west cloister walk. 1 window faces east, in north facing gable,
2 windows. South-west end of Chapel faces on to Abbey Road; lofty pointed
window of 5-lights with dripmould and tracery. Graded I only on account
of its containing medieval remains of the Abbey of Sherborne.

The following buildings of Sherborne School surround the greens immediately
to the north of the Abbey Church of St Mary and form a group with themselves
and with the Abbey Church of St Mary.


Listing NGR: ST6375116518


This List entry has been amended to add the source for War Memorials Register. This source was not used in the compilation of this List entry but is added here as a guide for further reading, 7 December 2016.

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

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