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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1110652
English Heritage Legacy ID: 104181
Location: Sherborne, Dorset, Dorset, DT9
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
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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