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Cliff House

A Grade II Listed Building in Sherborne, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.9497 / 50°56'58"N

Longitude: -2.5236 / 2°31'24"W

OS Eastings: 363314

OS Northings: 116828

OS Grid: ST633168

Mapcode National: GBR MT.NJFM

Mapcode Global: FRA 56LL.QN4

Entry Name: Cliff House

Listing Date: 30 November 1971

Last Amended: 4 October 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1110652

English Heritage Legacy ID: 104181

Location: Sherborne, Dorset, Dorset, DT9

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Sherborne

Built-Up Area: Sherborne

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Sherborne with Castleton Abbey Church of St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

(North Side)
Cliff House
(Formerly listed
under Kitt Hill)
ST 6316 1/132 30.11.71.
Building of early to mid C19 appearance; until late 1960s the home of the
King family, the owners of the adjoining smithy. Low addition with tiled
roof and one window bay on left hand side. Slate gabled roof to house.
Sash windows with moulded architraves, glazing bars intact. Striking wrought
iron trellis and cresting to stone porch. This is the work of a Mr King,
circa 1840, whose family have been smiths here for several hundred years
and whose grandson still occupies (1970) the adjoining smithy.

Barton Farmhouse, Barton Farm Cottage, garden wall to Barton Farmhouse,
Cliff House, Smithy, Rosemary Cottage, Ryme Cottage and East and West wings
of Floracre form a group.

Listing NGR: ST6331416828

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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