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Abbey House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Winchester, Hampshire

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Latitude: 51.0612 / 51°3'40"N

Longitude: -1.3098 / 1°18'35"W

OS Eastings: 448463

OS Northings: 129316

OS Grid: SU484293

Mapcode National: GBR 861.KMT

Mapcode Global: FRA 8649.X4M

Entry Name: Abbey House

Listing Date: 24 March 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1350674

English Heritage Legacy ID: 144584

Location: Winchester, Hampshire, SO23

County: Hampshire

District: Winchester

Town: Winchester

Electoral Ward/Division: St Michael

Built-Up Area: Winchester

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Winchester St Lawrence with St Swithun-upon-Kingsgate

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

(South Side)
Abbey House

SU 4829 SV 6/85 24.3.50.


Late C18. Early C19 alterations to windows and door. Modern additions
at east side. On site of King Alfred's Nunnaminster (Abbey of Benedictine
Nuns). North front to Hight Street, 2 storeys red brick with battlemented
parapet and 2 small 4-storey towers at corners (symmetrical). Tile roof.
Ground floor central door, 2 Gothic windows and 2 slits, string course
oover. 1st floor central oriel window and 2 other windows. Door and
windows inserted early C19. South front to garden C18, Two tripartite
sashes on ground floor, five sashes with glazing bars above. Cornice,
parapet, pediment over the large hipped tile roof. Six-panel door with
pedimented surround at side.

Listing NGR: SU4846329316

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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