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Stangways Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Abbotsbury, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6666 / 50°39'59"N

Longitude: -2.6006 / 2°36'2"W

OS Eastings: 357650

OS Northings: 85385

OS Grid: SY576853

Mapcode National: GBR PT.6RPJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 57F9.YFD

Entry Name: Stangways Hall

Listing Date: 20 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1324194

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105166

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 MARKET STREET, EAST SIDE

10/47 Stangways Hall

GV II

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

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