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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
Entry Name: Greenhouse 60 Metres North-West of Sherborne Castle
Listing Date: 11 July 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1323883
English Heritage Legacy ID: 105568
Location: Castleton, West Dorset, Dorset, DT9
District: West 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
CASTLETON SHERBORNE CASTLE
Greenhouse 60 metres
12/28 north-west of
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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