Special May Bank Holiday Walk: Explore Southern Sherborne Beyond The Abbey Limits

Join Cindy on Bank Monday, 29th May, to take in the history at the Southern end of Sherborne. So you’ve been astonished by the Abbey, you’ve been charmed by Cheap Street, but how much do you know about what’s South of the Abbey environs? Cindy’s here to take you on a gentle stroll through the History you’ve missed. Find … Continue reading Special May Bank Holiday Walk: Explore Southern Sherborne Beyond The Abbey Limits

Notables in Sherborne

People love a famous face, and Sherborne’s History is rich with names worth dropping both in both ancient circles and modern. So, in chronological order, here’s a run through of who’s who…..   Bishop Roger of Salisbury (1102-39) and Lord of Sherborne manor. Bishop Roger built the Old Castle which lies in the East of … Continue reading Notables in Sherborne

Sherborne In Detail: St Emerenciana’s Chapel

Every town has its notable quirks and features that it has accumulated over its lifetime; this week’s post highlights St Emerenciana’s Chapel another of the lesser known & unappreciated buildings in Sherborne. The remains of the chapel of the Virgin Martyr St. Emerenciana form part of a small Grade II* listed building in Coombe Lane on the … Continue reading Sherborne In Detail: St Emerenciana’s Chapel