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Latitude: 50.9469 / 50°56'48"N
Longitude: -2.5172 / 2°31'1"W
OS Eastings: 363762
OS Northings: 116508
OS Grid: ST637165
Mapcode National: GBR MV.NL2L
Mapcode Global: FRA 56ML.TD5
Entry Name: Library at Sherborne School
Listing Date: 28 November 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1110832
English Heritage Legacy ID: 103826
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
(South East Side)
ST 6316 1/4 28.11.50.
Probably C13 incorporating at the south end Saxon remains of the north-west
transepts to the Abbey. 2 storeys, originally comprising a cellarer's
range below and an Abbey Guest Hall with C15 roof above. East face divided
into 8 bays by wall shafts of late C14 cloister. Medieval features include
staircase at South-East angle, C13 one-light window, six C15 windows, part
of open timber roof. Acquired by the School 1851; many subsequent alterations.
[See RCHM Dorset VolI "West Dorset" and J H P Gibb". The Saxon Cathedral
The following buildings of Sherborne School surround the greens immediately
to the north of the Abbey Church of St Mary and form a group with themselves
and with the Abbey Church of St Mary.
Listing NGR: ST6376416507
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