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Nowell House

A Grade II Listed Building in Sherborne, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.946 / 50°56'45"N

Longitude: -2.5181 / 2°31'5"W

OS Eastings: 363699

OS Northings: 116412

OS Grid: ST636164

Mapcode National: GBR MT.NRW0

Mapcode Global: FRA 56ML.SZM

Entry Name: Nowell House

Listing Date: 4 October 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1110804

English Heritage Legacy ID: 103857

Location: Sherborne, Dorset, 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-East Side)
Nowell House
ST 6316 1/31
C18 with alterations and modern pebble-dash finish. 2 storey 4 window
front; southern 3 bays set slightly back. Plaintile roof formerly with
stone tiles at eaves on north end. Two hipped dormers. Sash windows,
mostly later frames without glazing bars. Stone door surround has moulded
architrave and pediment on voluted console brackets. Deep keystone connects
door-head to underside of pediment. 6-panelled door with rectangular fanlight.
Panelled reveals. Stone plaque under northernmost first floor window bears
following inscription: "'This house in which he spent his last years was
given to Sherborne School by William James Bensly. A Shirburnian well
loved as boy and master. 1888- 1943".

Pineska, Salem, No 7, G F S Room, All Hallows, Askwith House, Nowell House,
Digby Estate Nos 207, 208 and 209 and two outbuildings to South of Digby
Estate No 209 form a group with west return of Premises occupied by Mr
Hunt, Trendle Street.

Listing NGR: ST6369916412

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

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