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Lower Abbey Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Axminster, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7716 / 50°46'17"N

Longitude: -3.0124 / 3°0'44"W

OS Eastings: 328707

OS Northings: 97383

OS Grid: SY287973

Mapcode National: GBR PG.JN8M

Mapcode Global: FRA 47L1.L7X

Entry Name: Lower Abbey Farmhouse

Listing Date: 6 June 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1098634

English Heritage Legacy ID: 87600

Location: Axminster, East Devon, Devon, EX13

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Axminster

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Axminster St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


Lower Abbey


C18/19 house incorporating medieval remains of the Cistercian Abbey of Newenham
founded in 1246. Stone rubble house with tiled roof with gabled ends. Two storeys.
Long four-window range. Modern metal-frame casements. Modern porch to left of
centre. Two brick chimney stacks at the ridge. Wing at rear forming T-shaped plan.

Interior: east wall has chamfered stone door frame. In the north wall is a reset
stone corbel. The house incorporates what was probably the west range of the Abbey.

Listing NGR: SY2870797383

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

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