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Abbey House

A Grade II Listed Building in Abbotsbury, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6645 / 50°39'52"N

Longitude: -2.5983 / 2°35'54"W

OS Eastings: 357807

OS Northings: 85153

OS Grid: SY578851

Mapcode National: GBR PT.SSBP

Mapcode Global: FRA 57FB.5JM

Entry Name: Abbey House

Listing Date: 26 January 1956

Last Amended: 20 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1118748

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105138

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

10/19 Abbey House, (formerly listed
26.1.56 as Abbey Farmhouse)

GV II

Detached House, former farmhouse and previously part of monastic buildings east
of cloister. C14 material reused, C17 and C19 refashioning. Rubble-stone and
dressed stone walls. Slate roof with stone gable-copings and scroll-kneeler at
left hand end and half-hip at right hand end. Stone stack with castellated parapet
at left hand gable. Brick stack right of centre, .C18. Two storeys and dormers.
4 windows (first-floor). Ground floor openings: square C19 2-light bay window
with a hipped slate roof; 3-light cast-iron casement with a wooden lintel over;
porch with a flush panel wooden door and hipped slate roof; 3-light bay window
with a hipped slate roof; small rectangular window, medieval; 3-light C19.
Wooden casement; single light wooden casement. First Floor:two 3-light C19 cast-
iron casements with wooden cills and two 3-light wooden casements. 3 C20 dormers,
2-light casements. North ranges, C17, with stone gable coping and apex-block.
2-light wooden casements on west side. Fragments of C12 sculpture from the abbey
built in. Adjoining wing abuts and has a stone slab roof, very tall gable-end
chimney has a castellated parapet and set-offs. Interior: 2 back-to-back fire-
places with dressed stone jambs and saw-cut wooden lintels and wooden lintel with
large chamfer and stepped stops.


Listing NGR: SY5781285154

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