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Latitude: 50.9493 / 50°56'57"N
Longitude: -2.5217 / 2°31'18"W
OS Eastings: 363444
OS Northings: 116779
OS Grid: ST634167
Mapcode National: GBR MT.NJY4
Mapcode Global: FRA 56LL.RCK
Entry Name: West End House. Horsecastles House. Including Railings and Gate Before Front of House and Railings to Rear
Listing Date: 4 October 1973
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1324336
English Heritage Legacy ID: 103840
Location: Sherborne, West Dorset, Dorset, DT9
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
(South West Side)
West End House.
Including railings and gate before front of house and railings to rear
Formerly shown as Horsecastles Farm. Stone house of various dates, part
of it probably C18 or earlier. 2 storeys front to road has been much altered
and has cement-rendering in panel treatment. From right to left hand two
2-light casement windows above and a 3-light sash window below; to left
hand again, a 2-light casement above and a sash window below; to left hand
again, 2-light casement above round-headed doorway; 6-flush panelled door
with top 2 panels glazed, blank tympanum. Blank bay at South end. South
gable end is of ashlar arch has windows with moulded stone frames and keystones,
that to second floor being round-headed.
Front railings have uprights with spiked finials; square standards at intervals
with urn finials; front gate has uprights rising to two different heights.
Railings enclosing rear of house have uprights looped at the top in pairs;
railings extend from north-west corner of house to north corner of south
West End House, Horsecastles House, railings and gate to front, rear, wall
to south of Horsecastles House, and outbuilding to North-West of Horsecastles
House from a group.
Listing NGR: ST6344416779
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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