LIBRARY AT SHERBORNE SCHOOL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1110832

Date first listed: 28-Nov-1950

Statutory Address: LIBRARY AT SHERBORNE SCHOOL, ABBEY ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: LIBRARY 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 63762 16508

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) Library at Sherborne School ST 6316 1/4 28.11.50. I GV 2. Probably C13 incorporating at the south end Saxon remains of the north-west transepts to the Abbey. 2 storeys, originally comprising a cellarer's range below and an Abbey Guest Hall with C15 roof above. East face divided into 8 bays by wall shafts of late C14 cloister. Medieval features include staircase at South-East angle, C13 one-light window, six C15 windows, part of open timber roof. Acquired by the School 1851; many subsequent alterations. [See RCHM Dorset VolI "West Dorset" and J H P Gibb". The Saxon Cathedral at Sherborne"].

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: ST6376416507

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 103826

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1952)
Gibb, J H P, The Saxon Cathedral at Sherborne

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