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Greenhouse 60 Metres North-West of Sherborne Castle

A Grade II* Listed Building in Castleton, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.9465 / 50°56'47"N

Longitude: -2.5016 / 2°30'5"W

OS Eastings: 364855

OS Northings: 116456

OS Grid: ST648164

Mapcode National: GBR MV.NQ0J

Mapcode Global: FRA 56NL.TFM

Plus Code: 9C2VWFWX+H8

Entry Name: Greenhouse 60 Metres North-West of Sherborne Castle

Listing Date: 11 July 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323883

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105568

Location: Sherborne Castle, Dorset, DT9

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Castleton

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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ST 6416
Greenhouse 60 metres
12/28 north-west of
Sherborne Castle


Detached Greenhouse. Designs dated 1779 in Digby Estate Office. Ashlar
stone wall (south front), rest of brick faced with stucco, and with ashlar
quoins. Slate roof, hipped. One storey. South front is symmetrically
designed in 5 bays. Five lofty round-headed windows, grouped one-three-one.
Sashes with glazing-bars, radiating in the upper one. The end bays are
projected slightly and are framed by Roman Doric pilasters with Neo-classical
motifs in the entablature and pedimented over. These are also in centre bays,
as linked ox-skulls, garlands and medallions. Two-leaf door on the east end
wall. Interior is plain, apart from a moulded cornice.
(RCHM Dorset I, p.69(5).

Listing NGR: ST6485516456

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