31 Newland, and east range


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31 and east range, Newland, Sherborne, DT9 3JG


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Statutory Address:
31 and east range, Newland, Sherborne, DT9 3JG

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

Dorset (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
ST 63863 16924


This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 27/03/2019

ST 6316 1/179A

NEWLAND (north side) No 31, and east range

(Formerly listed as Digby Estate No 31. Sherborne Youth Club. East Part of Range, now in ownership of Lord Digby's School for Girls)

GV II The east part of this range was formerly included under map reference 179; it is still in the grounds of Sherborne House and is separated from No 31 by a low wall of stone rubble.

No 31 in C19 Tudor Gothic style; formerly the meeting place of the Sherborne Literary Institute, which was later known as the Macready Institute (see item 179). Stone front. Slate roof. Stone mullioned windows. No 31 projects forward from west end of block. Two storeys. Hipped gable end. Two-light windows above and below in gable end. Doorway with pointed head in east return. East-west centre wing. One storey and attic. Central doorway with pointed head, flanked to either side by a single-light window and to outer edges by two two-light windows. East projection accessible from grounds of Sherborne House. Hipped gable end with stone slates at eaves. Later gabled dormer. Stone quoins. Coved cornice. One large segmental headed doorway below. Long two storey and attic range to rear, seemingly of earlier C18 date, with coved cornice and dormers. [See G.H.D Pitman].

No 31, and east range, Sherborne House, Front and rear garden walls of Sherborne House, No 41, The Manor House, 3 cottages next to The Manor House, 2 cottages adjoining, Nos 57 to 93 (odd) and north-east boundary wall to Newland Close form a group.

Listing NGR: ST6386316924


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Pitman, G H D , Exploring Sherborne 63


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

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Date: 31 Dec 2002
Reference: IOE01/09667/31
Rights: Copyright IoE Mrs Margaret U. Kingsland. Source Historic England Archive
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