Sherborne House, Gloucestershire

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Sherborne House is a large house in the village of Sherborne, Gloucestershire, England. It is a former country house that has been converted into flats and has been designated by English Heritage as a Grade II* listed building.[1]

At Sherborne House, John G. Bennett founded the International Academy for Continuous Education. Its Fifth Course began in October 1975 and lasted for ten months; it was attended by guitarist Robert Fripp after the dissolution of King Crimson.[2][3]


  1. ^ Images of England: Sherborne House, Sherborne, English Heritage, retrieved 7 June 2010 
  2. ^ 2003 (, p. 86)
  3. ^ Fripp is from Wimborne Minster in East Dorset in South West England. In northwest Dorset, the market town of Sherborne has another historically important Sherborne House.

Tamm, Eric (2003) [1990], "Chapter 7 Sabbatical", Robert Fripp: From crimson king to crafty master (Progressive Ears ed.), Faber and Faber (1990), ISBN 0-571-16289-4, Zipped Microsoft Word Document, retrieved October 26, 2011 

Coordinates: 51°49′52″N 1°45′19″W / 51.8310°N 1.7554°W / 51.8310; -1.7554