Heritage Category:
Listed Building
List Entry Number:
Date first listed:
Statutory Address:


© Crown Copyright and database right 2021. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2021. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1152188.pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 24-Oct-2021 at 08:38:58.


Statutory Address:

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

Dorset (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
ST 63809 16617


CHEAP STREET 1. 1625 (South West Side) The Methodist Church ST 6316 1/319 II GV 2. 184l-2. Galleries and western end of Church added in 1862. Further extension added in 1884. Hwn stone East front has gable to middle section with giant buttresses to each side, window of 3 lancet lights, above it, a blind rose window flanked by blind lancet panels. Porch with wide pointed arch and gable. In recession to either side, lower lean-to additions have tall windows with pointed heads, and blind arcading. Return walls (to galleries) of rubble, 5 window bays. West extension of ashlar, semi-octagonal apse with tall 2-light cinquefoil window with round quatrefoil with dripmould over to each facet, buttress with offsets at-each angle. An external stair against the external stair of the main body of the church descends to the undercroft and also rises to an entrance in the north-easternmost facet of the apse. (See G H D Pitman "Exploring Sherborne", p 31).

Nos 54 and 56, Gate, lamp and overthrow between Nos 54 and 56, The Methodist Church and Nos 58 to 82 (even) form a group.

Listing NGR: ST6380916617


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

Legacy System number:
Legacy System:


Books and journals
Pitman, G H D , Exploring Sherborne31


This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

Images of England

Images of England was a photographic record of every listed building in England, created as a snap shot of listed buildings at the turn of the millennium. These photographs of the exterior of listed buildings were taken by volunteers between 1999 and 2008. The project was supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Date: 12 Aug 2000
Reference: IOE01/02304/05
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Brian Haigh. Source Historic England Archive
Archive image, may not represent current condition of site.
To view this image please use Firefox, Chrome, Safari, or Edge.

Your Contributions

Do you know more about this entry?

The following information has been contributed by users volunteering for our Enriching The List project. For small corrections to the List Entry please see our Minor Amendments procedure.

The information and images below are the opinion of the contributor, are not part of the official entry and do not represent the official position of Historic England. We have not checked that the contributions below are factually accurate. Please see our terms and conditions. If you wish to report an issue with a contribution or have a question please email [email protected].