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Swan Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Sherborne, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9485 / 50°56'54"N

Longitude: -2.516 / 2°30'57"W

OS Eastings: 363849

OS Northings: 116686

OS Grid: ST638166

Mapcode National: GBR MV.NDDZ

Mapcode Global: FRA 56ML.MNP

Entry Name: Swan Hotel

Listing Date: 7 April 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1324364

English Heritage Legacy ID: 103885

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

CHEAP STREET
1.
1625
(North Bust Side)
No 51
(Swan Hotel)
ST 6316 1/270 7.4.71
II GV
2.
Late C18/early C19 front with mid C19 extension of 3 bays continuing front
to north of yard entry. Steep pitch gable end tiled roof, projecting bracketed
eaves. The original part is of 3 storeys the mid C19 extension of 2 tall
ones. Painted stone, partly stucco faced. Stone plinth and rusticated
chamfered quoins. Earlier part has flush framed sash windows: 2 on 2nd
floor, 1 single and a pair on 1st floor and 1 single on ground floor.
Yard entry with large flush panelled double doors. The mid C19 extension
has 3 recessed sashes 1st floor and 2 tall camber headed paired sashes,
dividing pilasters with keystones over. Deeply recessed panelled house
door with rectangular fanlight. Wings extend to rear on both sides of
yard, former service buildings, stables and coach houses, 2 and 3 storeys
with single storey stables: stone rubble some with red brick dressings.
That part directly adjoining original house has 4 dormers, 3 flush framed
sashes 1st floor, later flush architrave framed sashes and glazed and
panelled door with side lights on ground floor, some of glazing bars intact.
Part of southern wing possibly of C17 origin; date plaque of 1822 also
to this wing.

Nos 29 to 53 (odd) and No 53A form a group.


Listing NGR: ST6384916686

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