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Latitude: 50.9509 / 50°57'3"N
Longitude: -2.5187 / 2°31'7"W
OS Eastings: 363660
OS Northings: 116956
OS Grid: ST636169
Mapcode National: GBR MT.NKNW
Mapcode Global: FRA 56ML.DLJ
Entry Name: Former Stable Block Behind Greenhill Court
Listing Date: 28 November 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1110725
English Heritage Legacy ID: 103970
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
Former Stable Block
behind Greenhill Court
ST 6516 1/102 28.11.50.
Plain rectangular stone building incorporating in its south east side four
2-light C15 stone windows with cusped heads to lights. These are probably
from the New Inn built by Abbot Ramsam about 1483 for the purpose of its
sharing some of the burden of responsibility of the Abbey Guest Hall [see
map reference 1/4]. The New Inn was demolished about 1842 when the present
terrace of houses known as Greenhill Court was built on the same site.
It is unlikely that the windows in this outbuilding came from the demolished
St Thomas-a-Becket Chapel (which once stood nearly at the top end of Upper
Street); by about 1750 only some ruins of this Chapel were still standing
and the outbuilding is not apparently of sufficiently early structure to
tie in with this evidence [see J Fowler, "Medieval Sherborne"].
Listing NGR: ST6366016956
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