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NOWELL HOUSE

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: NOWELL HOUSE

List entry Number: 1110804

Location

NOWELL HOUSE, ACREMAN STREET

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.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 103857

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

ACREMAN STREET 1. 1625 (North-East Side) Nowell House ST 6316 1/31 II GV 2. C18 with alterations and modern pebble-dash finish. 2 storey 4 window front; southern 3 bays set slightly back. Plaintile roof formerly with stone tiles at eaves on north end. Two hipped dormers. Sash windows, mostly later frames without glazing bars. Stone door surround has moulded architrave and pediment on voluted console brackets. Deep keystone connects door-head to underside of pediment. 6-panelled door with rectangular fanlight. Panelled reveals. Stone plaque under northernmost first floor window bears following inscription: "'This house in which he spent his last years was given to Sherborne School by William James Bensly. A Shirburnian well loved as boy and master. 1888- 1943".

Pineska, Salem, No 7, G F S Room, All Hallows, Askwith House, Nowell House, Digby Estate Nos 207, 208 and 209 and two outbuildings to South of Digby Estate No 209 form a group with west return of Premises occupied by Mr Hunt, Trendle Street.

Listing NGR: ST6369916412

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National Grid Reference: ST 63699 16412

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