History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Gainsborough House

A Grade II Listed Building in Sherborne, Dorset

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 50.9457 / 50°56'44"N

Longitude: -2.5139 / 2°30'49"W

OS Eastings: 363995

OS Northings: 116374

OS Grid: ST639163

Mapcode National: GBR MV.NLYB

Mapcode Global: FRA 56ML.VX5

Plus Code: 9C2VWFWP+7F

Entry Name: Gainsborough House

Listing Date: 28 November 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1110676

English Heritage Legacy ID: 104141

Location: Sherborne, Dorset, DT9

County: 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

Tagged with: House

Find accommodation in

Listing Text

1625 (North-East Side)
Gainsborough House
ST 6316 1/221A 28.11.50.
This comprises the range attached to the north-east end of Duck House.
one wing with extension. North wing of late medieval origin with roof
timbers dating from this period. North wing slightly higher and projecting
slightly forward. 2 storeys. 2 window bays. Stone slate roof with coping.
Parapet. Rendered front. Sash windows above; 2-light casements with small
panes below. Lean-to addition incorporating present entrance to house
at south end. Southern wing of 2 storeys, 3 window bays. Plaintile roof
with stone coping. Stone front. Wall and door to south of house.

Nos 1 to 8 (consec), Duck House including garden wall and railings, Gainsborough
House including Dwarf wall, railings and gate, outbuilding to south of
Gainsborough House, gate piers to the Old Bidewell, The Antique Shop, Lodbourne
Hall, Ye Olde Cottage including garden walls and railings form a group.

Listing NGR: ST6399516374

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

External Links

External links are from the relevant listing authority and, where applicable, Wikidata. Wikidata IDs may be related buildings as well as this specific building. If you want to add or update a link, you will need to do so by editing the Wikidata entry.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.