SECOND WAR MEMORIAL AT SHERBORNE SCHOOL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1110789

Date first listed: 04-Oct-1973

Statutory Address: SECOND WAR MEMORIAL AT SHERBORNE SCHOOL, ABBEY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: SECOND WAR MEMORIAL AT SHERBORNE SCHOOL, ABBEY ROAD

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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset (District Authority)

Parish: Sherborne

National Grid Reference: ST 63730 16543

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

ABBEY ROAD 1. 1625 (South East Side) Second War Memorial at Sherborne School ST 6316 1/278 II GV 2. 1955 to 6. Architect, possibly Brakespere. Cruciform plan. Stone slate roof. Pale ashlar. South-west front to Abbey Road has tall wide gable with coping and finial and 3 layers of fenestration. 2-light window with dripmould high in gable end; below, a large 5-light, 3-tier window with dripmould and, just above ground level, 3 small windows of 3-lights each. Buttresses. In south east front a wider projecting gable; ground floor links with cloister wing to south above this, a 7-light, 2-tier window. Buttresses. In North-East front, a fall gable flanked by butttresses; offsets. A double flight of steps with ramped handrail rises to a half-landing with balustrading and then exends in a single flight to the entrance, which has round-headed doorway, flanked by buttresses and with plain entablature. 5-light, 3-tier window with dripmoulded above it, and small 2-light window with dripmould in turn above this. On ground floor, to north and in recession, a rectangular doorway with dripmould surmounted by parapet with stringcourses.

The following buildings of Sherborne School surround the greens immediately to the north of the Abbey Church of St Mary and form a group with themselves and with the Abbey Church of St Mary.

Listing NGR: ST6373216543



This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 7 December 2016.

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 103830

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 07/12/2016 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/72196
War Memorials Register, accessed 07/12/2016 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/53309

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