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Abbot's Litten

A Grade II Listed Building in Sherborne, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9472 / 50°56'49"N

Longitude: -2.514 / 2°30'50"W

OS Eastings: 363988

OS Northings: 116542

OS Grid: ST639165

Mapcode National: GBR MV.NLWP

Mapcode Global: FRA 56ML.VSY

Entry Name: Abbot's Litten

Listing Date: 28 November 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1324377

English Heritage Legacy ID: 104049

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

LONG STREET
1.
1625 (South-East Side)
Abbot's Litten
ST 6316 1/154 28.11.50.
II GV
2.
Early C18, similar in detail to The Bank House but the ashlar masonry is
rougher and the structure appears older. Two storey 6 window front. Now
red tile roof. Moulded cornice with brackets. Main doorway of stone has
half-round Tuscan pilasters, entablature with triglyphs and paterae and
pediment. On left hand is second doorway with semi-circular head with
carved stone head built into wall above it. Sash windows in flush frames;
glazing bars intact. Inside, C18 panelling and fireplace surround. See
R C H M Dorset Vol I p 220 for details.

Premises occupied by Mr Pearson, Rose Cottage, former Castle Hotel, The
Bank House, premises occupied by The National Westminster Bank, Old Bank
House, and Abbot's Litten form a group with the timber framed structure
to the rear of No 87 Cheap Street.


Listing NGR: ST6398816542

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