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NEWELL HOUSE SCHOOL INCLUDING FORECOURT WALLS RAILINGS AND GATES,

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: NEWELL HOUSE SCHOOL INCLUDING FORECOURT WALLS RAILINGS AND GATES,

List entry Number: 1110757

Location

NEWELL HOUSE SCHOOL INCLUDING FORECOURT WALLS RAILINGS AND GATES,, CORNHILL

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Sherborne

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 28-Nov-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 04-Oct-1973

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 103942

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

CORNHILL 1. 1625 (East Side) Newell House School Including forecourt walls, railings and gates, (Formerly listed as Newell House, Newell) ST 6316 1/174 28.11.50. II 2. West end of house of C17 origin. Originally appears to have had two projecting wings at front, forming small court. The easternmost of the wings has been incorporated in newer C19 block. Older part had hipped roofs formerly of stone slates, now of plaintiles; one dormer with segmental head. Doorway has moulded architrave, 4 panelled door, rectangular fanlight. There are 6 original stone mullioned windows to front, those to 1st floor retaining lead glazing. Walls of coursed rubble with back (facing South) has one 4-light and one 5-light stone mullioned window. New addition to East is higher and appears to be C19. Roughcast finish. Stone plinth. Stone slate roof. Chamfered quoins. East front is 5 window, 2 storeys, basement and attic. Ashlar parapet, cornice. Sash windows without glazing bars. Central round-headed doorway with pediment on console brackets. Interior of older wing has fireplace with 4-centred arch. Forecourt wall, railings and gates to Cornhill front: C19. Stone wall. Railings have uprights with spiked finials to railings and gate; in gates, uprights rise alternately to 2 different heights. At intervals, square standards with coved finials.

Listing NGR: ST6346816866

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National Grid Reference: ST 63468 16866

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