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The Pynion End, Abbotsbury

Description: The Pynion End

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 26 January 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 105134

OS Grid Reference: SY5778385146
OS Grid Coordinates: 357783, 85146
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6644, -2.5987

Locality: Abbotsbury
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT3 4JJ

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Listing Text


10/15 The Pynion End

Gable-End of monastic building, approximately at south-east corner of former
cloister. Late C14. Gable restored in 1846. Ashlar outer (east) face. Squared
and coursed rubble-stone inner face. Diagonal buttresses and central gable
buttress with set-offs and a plinth moulding. Stump of south side wall survives,
with remains of a door-jamb leading to an undercroft. Internal floor level 0.5
metre above present ground level. Ground-floor fireplace with ovolo-moulded jambs
and square head. Smaller first floor fireplace to right of centre with moulded
stone jambs and segmental rubble-stone head. C12 stone set into back of ground
floor fireplace.
Scheduled Ancient Monument. (RCHM, Dorset I, p.6 (3).)

Listing NGR: SY5778485149

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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