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Bow House

A Grade II Listed Building in Sherborne, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.9469 / 50°56'48"N

Longitude: -2.5157 / 2°30'56"W

OS Eastings: 363867

OS Northings: 116512

OS Grid: ST638165

Mapcode National: GBR MV.NLGM

Mapcode Global: FRA 56ML.V1T

Plus Code: 9C2VWFWM+QP

Entry Name: Bow House

Listing Date: 28 November 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1110749

English Heritage Legacy ID: 103930

Location: Sherborne, 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)
Bow House
ST 6316 1/72 28.11.50.
Part of Sherborne School since 1916. C16 or C17, much restored and altered
late C19 to early C20 and later. 2 storeys and attic. Stone slate roof
with 3 hipped dormers. Coved cornice and carved fascia, from photographic
evidence of late C19 to early C20 date. 1st floor of plaster and applied
timber-framing; ground floor of stone. 3 window bays. 4-light casements
with modern leaded glazing to 1st floor. On ground floor, from left to
right hand end, two 2-tier, 2-light casement windows with diamond and lozenge
shaped lead glazing; door with cover strips at right hand end. Once The
Sun Inn. Large wrought iron lamp bracket at south angle of building.

Bow House, The Cemetery Gate, The Abbey Gate House, No 2 including premises
occupied by Gilham Bros, No 3 including premises occupied by Gilham Bros
form a group with No 88, The Conduit, No 90 and Saints John Building (The
Parade), Cheap Street.

Listing NGR: ST6386516513

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

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