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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: 1110789



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: 04-Oct-1973

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 103830

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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.

Selected Sources

War Memorials Online, accessed 07/12/2016 from
War Memorials Register, accessed 07/12/2016 from

National Grid Reference: ST 63730 16543


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