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Name:Sherborne Castle, Castleton
Type of Record:Listed Building
HER Number:MDO14352
Last edited:Sep 2 2021 12:10PM

Location:Castleton; Dorset
Grid Reference:ST 649 164
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Monument Type(s):


House in grounds. Late sixteenth century rectangular central block with its angle turrets, built for for Sir Walter Raleigh. Enlarged by the addition of the four wings of 2 storeys with cellars and hexagonal towers in 1625 by Sir John Digby. Alteration in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and drastically restored 1859-60 by G D Wingfield-Digby. Rubble-stone walls, stuccoed, with freestone dressings. Lead-covered roofs.

Protected Status

  • Listed Building (I) 1153912: SHERBORNE CASTLE

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