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Archway at Entrance to Sherborne School Playing Fields

A Grade II Listed Building in Sherborne, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9443 / 50°56'39"N

Longitude: -2.5209 / 2°31'15"W

OS Eastings: 363502

OS Northings: 116227

OS Grid: ST635162

Mapcode National: GBR MT.NZ06

Mapcode Global: FRA 56LM.5QC

Entry Name: Archway at Entrance to Sherborne School Playing Fields

Listing Date: 4 October 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1324387

English Heritage Legacy ID: 103999

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

HORSECASTLES
1.
1625
(South-east Side)
Archway at entrance to
Sherborne School
Playing Fields
ST 6316 1/343
II
2.
1853. Originally the entrance to Sherborne School. Ashlar. To centre,
wide pointed and moulded arch flanked to left hand by 1 buttress and to
right hand by 2 buttresses, all with 1 offset; crenellated parapet. To
left hand, narrower arch with carved foliated spandrels and crenellated
parapet. Carved quatrefoils or mouchettes to spandrels of main arch; relief
of Royal Arms (added 1889) above in space between arch and parapet. Iron
gates.


Listing NGR: ST6350216227

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