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Latitude: 50.9485 / 50°56'54"N
Longitude: -2.516 / 2°30'57"W
OS Eastings: 363849
OS Northings: 116686
OS Grid: ST638166
Mapcode National: GBR MV.NDDZ
Mapcode Global: FRA 56ML.MNP
Entry Name: Swan Hotel
Listing Date: 7 April 1971
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1324364
English Heritage Legacy ID: 103885
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
(North Bust Side)
ST 6316 1/270 7.4.71
Late C18/early C19 front with mid C19 extension of 3 bays continuing front
to north of yard entry. Steep pitch gable end tiled roof, projecting bracketed
eaves. The original part is of 3 storeys the mid C19 extension of 2 tall
ones. Painted stone, partly stucco faced. Stone plinth and rusticated
chamfered quoins. Earlier part has flush framed sash windows: 2 on 2nd
floor, 1 single and a pair on 1st floor and 1 single on ground floor.
Yard entry with large flush panelled double doors. The mid C19 extension
has 3 recessed sashes 1st floor and 2 tall camber headed paired sashes,
dividing pilasters with keystones over. Deeply recessed panelled house
door with rectangular fanlight. Wings extend to rear on both sides of
yard, former service buildings, stables and coach houses, 2 and 3 storeys
with single storey stables: stone rubble some with red brick dressings.
That part directly adjoining original house has 4 dormers, 3 flush framed
sashes 1st floor, later flush architrave framed sashes and glazed and
panelled door with side lights on ground floor, some of glazing bars intact.
Part of southern wing possibly of C17 origin; date plaque of 1822 also
to this wing.
Nos 29 to 53 (odd) and No 53A form a group.
Listing NGR: ST6384916686
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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