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Latitude: 50.6645 / 50°39'52"N
Longitude: -2.5983 / 2°35'54"W
OS Eastings: 357807
OS Northings: 85153
OS Grid: SY578851
Mapcode National: GBR PT.SSBP
Mapcode Global: FRA 57FB.5JM
Entry Name: Abbey House
Listing Date: 26 January 1956
Last Amended: 20 May 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1118748
English Heritage Legacy ID: 105138
Location: Abbotsbury, West Dorset, Dorset, DT3
District: West Dorset
Civil Parish: Abbotsbury
Built-Up Area: Abbotsbury
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Abbotsbury St Nicholas
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
SY 5785 ABBOTSBURY CHURCH STREET, EAST SIDE
10/19 Abbey House, (formerly listed
26.1.56 as Abbey Farmhouse)
Detached House, former farmhouse and previously part of monastic buildings east
of cloister. C14 material reused, C17 and C19 refashioning. Rubble-stone and
dressed stone walls. Slate roof with stone gable-copings and scroll-kneeler at
left hand end and half-hip at right hand end. Stone stack with castellated parapet
at left hand gable. Brick stack right of centre, .C18. Two storeys and dormers.
4 windows (first-floor). Ground floor openings: square C19 2-light bay window
with a hipped slate roof; 3-light cast-iron casement with a wooden lintel over;
porch with a flush panel wooden door and hipped slate roof; 3-light bay window
with a hipped slate roof; small rectangular window, medieval; 3-light C19.
Wooden casement; single light wooden casement. First Floor:two 3-light C19 cast-
iron casements with wooden cills and two 3-light wooden casements. 3 C20 dormers,
2-light casements. North ranges, C17, with stone gable coping and apex-block.
2-light wooden casements on west side. Fragments of C12 sculpture from the abbey
built in. Adjoining wing abuts and has a stone slab roof, very tall gable-end
chimney has a castellated parapet and set-offs. Interior: 2 back-to-back fire-
places with dressed stone jambs and saw-cut wooden lintels and wooden lintel with
large chamfer and stepped stops.
Listing NGR: SY5781285154
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