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Stangways Hall, Abbotsbury

Description: Stangways Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 105166

OS Grid Reference: SY5765085385
OS Grid Coordinates: 357650, 85385
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6666, -2.6006

Location: 3 Back Street, Abbotsbury, Dorset DT3 4JR

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

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Listing Text


10/47 Stangways Hall


Village School, now Village Hall. Dated AD 1858 on left hand gable. Abbotsbury
and Portesham stone walls, banded. Buttresses with set-offs and aedicules framing
the doorways. Plain slate and fish-scale slate roofs, with 2 gables of different
sizes to front, the larger at left hand, and a gable-end at right hand. Stone-
coped gables with moulded kneelers and finials. Single storey. 4 bays, irregular.
Windows, front left hand: 5-light stone mullion with 4-centred heads, 3-light
over this and 3 graduated top lights under stilted segmental-pointed heads. Label
over stopped. C19 metal casements. Openwork quatrefoil in head of gable. Door
with 4-centred head, plank with strap-hinges. Stone framing and 4 lights framing
it (bay 2). Bay 3, gabled window of similar design to bay 1, though with 2-centred
label over and 2 carved coats-of-arms with pinnacled heads over. Bay 4, door of
similar design to bay 2, with 3-rectangular lights over the doorhead. Attached
wall for 3 metres at right hand, rubble-stone with central doorway having dressed
stone jambs and depressed-arch head. Gabled head projecting above the wall with
a cusped pointed trefoil in the face. Finial over. Plank door with strap-hinges,
C19. Inscriptions: carved in stone and framing the left hand window: "Shew Me
Thy Ways O Lord" and "Teach Me Thy Paths".

Listing NGR: SY5765385387

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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