If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.
Description: Stangways Hall
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
Explore more of the area around Abbotsbury, Dorset at Explore Britain.
SY 5785 ABBOTSBURY MARKET STREET, EAST SIDE
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
Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.