MEAT HOUSE CIRCA 15 METRES EAST OF SHERBORNE HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1303030
Date first listed:
25-Mar-1987
Statutory Address:
MEAT HOUSE CIRCA 15 METRES EAST OF SHERBORNE HOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
MEAT HOUSE CIRCA 15 METRES EAST OF SHERBORNE HOUSE

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

County:
Gloucestershire
District:
Cotswold (District Authority)
Parish:
Sherborne
National Grid Reference:
SP1693714686

Details

SHERBORNE SHERBORNE VILLAGE SP 1614 9/200 Meat House cl5m east of Sherborne House GV II

Former meat house now an electricity sub station. Mid C19 matching style of stableblock (q.v.). Ashlar. Slate roof. Octagonal plan. Double wall with low segmental-headed openings around bottom of each face (except on north) allowing air circulation between the two walls. Blind windows above the segmental-headed openings on all sides. C20 louvred doors on north side. Octagonal, wooden, louvred lantern at apex of roof. Ogee-curved leaded canopy with weathervane. Interior not accessible. Reputed by some to be a dovecote, and to have been moved from its original position shown in Kip's engraving in Atkyn's History of Gloucestershire published 1712.

Listing NGR: SP1693714686

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
130637
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Atkyn, R, The Ancient and Present State of Gloucestershire, (1712)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 16 Gloucestershire,

Legal

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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