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Description: Refectory to West of Chapter House
Date Listed: 1 February 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 32551
OS Grid Reference: ST7778359181
OS Grid Coordinates: 377783, 159181
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3313, -2.3203
There is also a scheduled monument, Hinton Priory, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
ST 75 NE HINTON CHARTERHOUSE HINTON PRIORY
11/122 Refectory, to west of Chapter
Probably the refectory of the Carthusian Hinton Priory. Founded 1232.
Rubble with freestone dressings; C20 tiled roof with coped raised verges.
Rectangular building of 2 storeys: the upper storey has a C19 king-post roof
and is approached by an external stair at the north-east end. North elevation.
Central, blocked, 4-centre headed doorway and adjoining chamfered, arched
doorway. East elevation. 2 blocked outer doorways, the one to the right has
a wide 4-centred head and the one to the left has fragments of a Caernarvon
arch: central pointed doorway. South elevation. Stringcourse above ground
floor with projecting corbels below. Caernarvon arch doorway at west with a
square, chamfered window to the left. 2-light window with 4-centred heads at
east end. 3 later buttresses. On the upper floor is a doorway in a rebated
surround and a blocked, square window to the left: loft doors to right.
Interior. Quadripartite vaults to undercroft with chamfered ribs. The east
part is divided by octagonal piers and the vaults spring from moulded octagonal
caps and corbels. The west part is set transversely without piers:
2 capitals retain stiff-leaf stems. Fireplace set in west wall; heavy hood
on moulded jambs with caps. Scheduled as an Ancient Monument - Avon County
Listing NGR: ST7778559184
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Source: English Heritage
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