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The Malthouse 5 Metres East of the Abbey House and Attached Walling

A Grade I Listed Building in Abbotsbury, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6646 / 50°39'52"N

Longitude: -2.5979 / 2°35'52"W

OS Eastings: 357835

OS Northings: 85158

OS Grid: SY578851

Mapcode National: GBR PT.SSGJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 57FB.5P0

Entry Name: The Malthouse 5 Metres East of the Abbey House and Attached Walling

Listing Date: 26 January 1956

Last Amended: 20 May 1985

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1118747

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105136

Location: Abbotsbury, West Dorset, Dorset, DT3

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Abbotsbury

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Abbotsbury St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SY 5785 ABBOTSBURY CHURCH STREET, EAST SIDE

10/17 The Malthouse 5 metres east
of The Abbey House and
26.1.56 attached walling (formerly
listed as shed and walling
GV to east)

I

Former abbey building, possibly infirmary, traditionally called The Malthouse,
c.1400, with c.C18 west gable wall. Building originally extended further west.
Ashlar and rubble-stone walls. Buttress with 2 set-offs at south west corner.
Clay Roman tile roof. No stacks, 2 storeys, originally, though now only ceiled
at west end, 4 windows, irregular fenestration. C14 openings with later wooden
framing, skewed loop-light at centre. 2-centred archway immediately west of south
wall, of two moulded orders dying into the jambs. East part of this wall was
formerly covered by the south wing and has a large opening with a square head of 3
chamfered orders, blocked. West of this is a blocked pedestrian doorway with
pointed-segmental head. The east wall has 2 square-headed lights to the lower
floor. Upper floor has a single late C14 window of two trefoiled lights, cross-
transomed, rebated internally for shutters, and with a chamfered reve-arch.
Interior: beam shelf on north and south walls at upper floor level. Vertical
chases in the south wall probably for the wall-parts of the original roof.
Attached west wall of south wing, running south for 60 metres and c.3.5 metres high.
Openings north to south: single square-headed light; window of two trefoiled
lights in a square head; doorway with a segmental-pointed head; three ranges of
two single-light windows, set one above another, all these have square heads,
except the southern on the ground floor, which has a trefoiled head.
(RCHM, Dorset I, p.6 (3).)


Listing NGR: SY5783785157

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