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Castleton House Including Gates

A Grade II Listed Building in Sherborne, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.9493 / 50°56'57"N

Longitude: -2.5069 / 2°30'24"W

OS Eastings: 364487

OS Northings: 116769

OS Grid: ST644167

Mapcode National: GBR MV.NGPG

Mapcode Global: FRA 56ML.R4Z

Entry Name: Castleton House Including Gates

Listing Date: 4 October 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1110808

English Heritage Legacy ID: 103870

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

Castleton House
including gates
ST 6416 2/258
C17 to C19. At the west end, adjoining no 6, is a bay of similar design
to nos 1-6 Castleton Terrace. Early to mid C19. Slate roof; roughcast
front; window above, vehicular entry below.
Beyond this to the east, the core of the house is of C17 date. Facing
Castleton Road, a lower structure of 2 storeys and attic and of roughly
2 bays with a wall and entrance gates [See later] projecting from the ground
floor of this section. Early C19 doorway to west of this wall with moulded
pilasters and pedimented hood on shaped brackets. To east of wall one
4-light mullioned window. To the east again, the main body of the house;
higher frontage. In front, facing Castleton Road, a 2-light mullioned
window and a blocked 4-light mullioned window. Garden front facing east
is early C19 and has hipped slate roof. 2 storeys. 3 windows; and first
floor windows paired. Stone splayed bays to ground floor. Projecting
stone porch has panelled pilasters and moulded entablature.
C19 ironwork gates at entrance in Castleton Terrace. Ashlar gate piers
with moulded capping; short stretch of ashlar wall with moulded capping.

Castleton House forms a group with Digby Estate Nos 1, 2, 4 5 and 6 (Castleton).

Listing NGR: ST6448716769

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

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