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West End House. Horsecastles House. Including Railings and Gate Before Front of House and Railings to Rear

A Grade II Listed Building in Sherborne, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9493 / 50°56'57"N

Longitude: -2.5217 / 2°31'18"W

OS Eastings: 363446

OS Northings: 116776

OS Grid: ST634167

Mapcode National: GBR MT.NJY4

Mapcode Global: FRA 56LL.RDN

Entry Name: West End House. Horsecastles House. Including Railings and Gate Before Front of House and Railings to Rear

Listing Date: 4 October 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1324336

English Heritage Legacy ID: 103840

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

ACREMAN STREET
1.
1625
(South West Side)
West End House.
Horsecastles House.
Including railings and
gate before front of
house and railings to
rear
ST 6316 1/18
II GV
2.
Formerly shown as Horsecastles Farm. Stone house of various dates, part
of it probably C18 or earlier. 2 storeys front to road has been much altered
and has cement-rendering in panel treatment. From right to left hand two
2-light casement windows above and a 3-light sash window below; to left
hand again, a 2-light casement above and a sash window below; to left hand
again, 2-light casement above round-headed doorway; 6-flush panelled door
with top 2 panels glazed, blank tympanum. Blank bay at South end. South
gable end is of ashlar arch has windows with moulded stone frames and keystones,
that to second floor being round-headed.
Front railings have uprights with spiked finials; square standards at intervals
with urn finials; front gate has uprights rising to two different heights.
Railings enclosing rear of house have uprights looped at the top in pairs;
railings extend from north-west corner of house to north corner of south
range.

West End House, Horsecastles House, railings and gate to front, rear, wall
to south of Horsecastles House, and outbuilding to North-West of Horsecastles
House from a group.


Listing NGR: ST6344616776

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