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OAK ROOM AT SHERBORNE SCHOOL

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: OAK ROOM AT SHERBORNE SCHOOL

List entry Number: 1110793

Location

OAK ROOM AT SHERBORNE SCHOOL, ABBEY ROAD

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: 103837

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. ABBEY ROAD ROAD - 1625 (South East Side) Oak Room at Sherborne School (Formerly listed as Old Library) ST 6316 1/8 28.11.50. II* GV 2. This adjoins the Bell Building and was part of an extension dating from 1670. Part was demolished in 1835, when the Bell Buildings were erected. 2 storey; the upper floor formerly housed the library. West face is in slight recession from School House Dining Hall. Stone slate roof. Too 3-light stone mullioned windows above and three 2-light stone mullioned windows below. Tablet on this wall bears the inscription. "John Whetcombe ye elder Warden 1670".

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: ST6384116520

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National Grid Reference: ST 63841 16520

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