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Meat House Circa 15 Metres East of Sherborne House

A Grade II Listed Building in Sherborne, Gloucestershire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1303030

English Heritage Legacy ID: 130637

Location: Sherborne, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL54

County: Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Sherborne

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Sherborne St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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SP 1614
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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