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The Digby Tap Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Sherborne, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.9453 / 50°56'43"N

Longitude: -2.5161 / 2°30'58"W

OS Eastings: 363834

OS Northings: 116333

OS Grid: ST638163

Mapcode National: GBR MV.NLBT

Mapcode Global: FRA 56ML.TW1

Entry Name: The Digby Tap Inn

Listing Date: 30 November 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1152220

English Heritage Legacy ID: 103940

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

The Digby Tap Inn
ST 6316 1/76 30.11.71.
Stone rubble building of mid C16 to C17 origin, with later alterations.
South end has evidently been demolished and the end wall re-built in brick.
Front is cement-rendered and has early C19 sash windows and doorway with
moulded architrave, angle roundels and pediment. 6-panelled doors, upper
4 panels moulded. At south end of front is 3-light stone-mullioned window
with remains of hood mould. Moulded beam internally.
Rear wings are lower. West wing of stone rubble with plaintile roof.
From right to left, 3-light sash above with horizontally sliding sash below
and to left hand again below a fixed window with small panes. East rear
wing again lower with stone slate roof. At right hand end, double ledged
doors with voussoirs; to left hand, fixed 2-light segmental headed window;
to left again, ledged door and a 3 pane wide fixed window.
Marked as the parish workhouse on plan of 1802.

Listing NGR: ST6383416333

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

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