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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.


List entry Number: 1110785



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: 103915

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CHEAP STREET 1. 1625 (South West Side) No 51) [National Westminster Bank] (Formerly listed as Snack Bar and G Ford's Shop) ST 6316 1/51 28.11.50. II GV 2. Corner block on south side of Abbey Road. Originally a late medieval timber- framed building which was extensively restored in 1965. Facing Cheap Street is a 3 storey gable end, oversailing at 1st floor level, the side walls having stone corbels. 2 upper floors have modern timber- framing exposed. 4-light casements to lst floor, 1-light window above. Modern 4-light bank windows inserted on ground floor. One moulded post with curved brace on left hand side. Front facing Abbey Road is of stone rubble. 2 storey, 3 window front. Tile roof. Wood casements to 1st floor. Ground floor has from left to right hand 1 2-light window, modern segmental headed doorway with modern ledged and nail studded door, and a 4-light window. Internally, an original doorway remains on the south side; a fireplace and a lst-floor 2-light window at the south end of the Cheap Street front were also both discovered during the 1965 restoration. This building was at one time the Tuck Shop used by Sherborne School and was known by the name of Noah's Ark.

Nos 2 to 30 (even) and Nos 34 to 50 (even) form a group.

Listing NGR: ST6383416648

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National Grid Reference: ST 63834 16648


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