Duck House Including Garden Wall And Railings

25 May 2003
Duck House Including Garden Wall And Railings, South Street, Sherborne, West Dorset, Dorset, DT9 3LT
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


1625 (North-East Side) Duck House including garden wall and railings ST 6316 1/221 II GV 2.

Early to mid C19. High 2 storey 3 window ashlar front at right angles to road. Wide eaves soffit with paired brackets above pilasters. One central dormer. Sash windows to 1st floor. Central round-headed doorway with reeded imposts, fanlight. Ground floor windows are large Venetian sashes set in sunk etched panels. Incised decoration in spandrels. Fluted pilasters strips between lights and fluted archivolt. A wall of rough ashlar and dwarf wall and railings enclose the garden to the south east of the house. A short length of wall is attached to the left angle of the house; beyond it is a gate flanked by a pier; to south-east again is a stone dwarf wall with ashlar coping. Railings have uprights with spear-headed finials and panelled standards at intervals. Probably contemporary with the house.

Nos 1 to 8 (consec), Duck House including garden wall and railings, Gainsborough House including Dwarf wall, railings and gate, outbuilding to south of Gainsborough House, gate piers to the Old Bidewell, The Antique Shop, Lodbourne Hall, Ye Olde Cottage including garden walls and railings form a group.

Listing NGR: ST6397116381


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0180 IOE Records taken by Robert Bills; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Robert Bills. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Bills, Robert

Rights Holder: Bills, Robert


Ashlar, Stone, Georgian House, Victorian Monument (By Form), Domestic, Dwelling, Gate, Unassigned, Wall, Barrier, Railings