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Latitude: 50.9499 / 50°56'59"N
Longitude: -2.5219 / 2°31'18"W
OS Eastings: 363436
OS Northings: 116852
OS Grid: ST634168
Mapcode National: GBR MT.NJWT
Mapcode Global: FRA 56LL.RB5
Entry Name: Kitt Hill House Including Front Garden Walls and Railings and Wall to Rear Garden Along Kitt Hill
Listing Date: 28 November 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1110758
English Heritage Legacy ID: 103944
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
ST 6316 1/77 28.11.50. Kitt Hill House
Including front garden
walls and railings and
wall to rear garden along
2-storey, 6 window C18 front, modern pebble dash finish. Plaintile gabled
roof; stone coping and moulded kneelers to gable ends. 4 dormers with
segmental heads. Sash windows with glazing bars. Projecting porch has
Tuscan columns, entablature and blocking course; panelled reveals; 6-panelled
door with top 2 panels cut away and glazed. Lower 2-storey wing to left
hand connects Cornhill House and Kitt Hill House. Slate gabled roof.
Stone rubble. 1 sash window with glazing bars above; modern garage entry
below [See Cornhill House under Acreman Street).
Small front garden above road level has stone dwarf wall with ashlar wing.
Late C18 to C19 railings; railings have uprights with spear-shaped finials;
square standards with urn finials at intervals. Wall and railings continue
round north corner and return westward up Kitt Hill. From a point opposite
west end of Kitt Hill House, a high garden wall of stone rubble continues
westward up Kitt Hill.
Kitt Hill House including garden walls and railings forms a group with
Cornhill House, including front garden railings and wing to north east
and Digby Estate Nos 121 and 122 Acreman Street.
Listing NGR: ST6343616852
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