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Latitude: 50.9472 / 50°56'49"N
Longitude: -2.514 / 2°30'50"W
OS Eastings: 363988
OS Northings: 116542
OS Grid: ST639165
Mapcode National: GBR MV.NLWP
Mapcode Global: FRA 56ML.VSY
Entry Name: Abbot's Litten
Listing Date: 28 November 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1324377
English Heritage Legacy ID: 104049
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
1625 (South-East Side)
ST 6316 1/154 28.11.50.
Early C18, similar in detail to The Bank House but the ashlar masonry is
rougher and the structure appears older. Two storey 6 window front. Now
red tile roof. Moulded cornice with brackets. Main doorway of stone has
half-round Tuscan pilasters, entablature with triglyphs and paterae and
pediment. On left hand is second doorway with semi-circular head with
carved stone head built into wall above it. Sash windows in flush frames;
glazing bars intact. Inside, C18 panelling and fireplace surround. See
R C H M Dorset Vol I p 220 for details.
Premises occupied by Mr Pearson, Rose Cottage, former Castle Hotel, The
Bank House, premises occupied by The National Westminster Bank, Old Bank
House, and Abbot's Litten form a group with the timber framed structure
to the rear of No 87 Cheap Street.
Listing NGR: ST6398816542
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