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

Take a stroll through time with Blue Badge Guide Cindy.

Join Sherborne’s Blue Badge Guide Cindy Chant every Tuesday & Thursday, April-September, for a guided walk through time. A thousand years of history for only £5! (Though additional Bank Holiday Walks and Winter Specials do happen, so do pop back for the latest updates!) This year Cindy is operating the same route twice a week to … Continue reading Take a stroll through time with Blue Badge Guide Cindy.

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