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The Abbey Gate House

A Grade II Listed Building in Sherborne, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.9468 / 50°56'48"N

Longitude: -2.5157 / 2°30'56"W

OS Eastings: 363867

OS Northings: 116496

OS Grid: ST638164

Mapcode National: GBR MV.NLGP

Mapcode Global: FRA 56ML.V1W

Plus Code: 9C2VWFWM+PP

Entry Name: The Abbey Gate House

Listing Date: 30 November 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1110750

English Heritage Legacy ID: 103932

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

(South Side)
No 1 (The Abbey Gate
ST 6316 1/71A 30.11.71.
Now occupied by the Sherborne Museum.
C19. East wall said to incorporate a section of the medieval precinct
wall to the monastery which abutted on to the Cemetery Gate. Stone 2 window
front of 2 storeys and attic to Church Lane. Tiled roof and stone stack.
Stone mullioned windows. Gables to attic windows. Tudor-style doorway
with cambered head. In the middle of an important group.

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: ST6386516496

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

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