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Latitude: 51.8305 / 51°49'49"N
Longitude: -1.7556 / 1°45'20"W
OS Eastings: 416937
OS Northings: 214686
OS Grid: SP169146
Mapcode National: GBR 4R6.0ZP
Mapcode Global: VHB28.J871
Plus Code: 9C3WR6JV+6Q
Entry Name: Meat House Circa 15 Metres East of Sherborne House
Listing Date: 25 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1303030
English Heritage Legacy ID: 130637
Location: Sherborne, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL54
Civil Parish: Sherborne
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Sherborne St Mary Magdalene
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SHERBORNE SHERBORNE VILLAGE
Meat House cl5m east
of Sherborne House
Former meat house now an electricity sub station. Mid C19 matching
style of stableblock (q.v.). Ashlar. Slate roof. Octagonal
plan. Double wall with low segmental-headed openings around
bottom of each face (except on north) allowing air circulation
between the two walls. Blind windows above the segmental-headed
openings on all sides. C20 louvred doors on north side.
Octagonal, wooden, louvred lantern at apex of roof. Ogee-curved
leaded canopy with weathervane. Interior not accessible.
Reputed by some to be a dovecote, and to have been moved from its
original position shown in Kip's engraving in Atkyn's History of
Gloucestershire published 1712.
Listing NGR: SP1693714686
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