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Latitude: 50.8661 / 50°51'57"N
Longitude: -1.9584 / 1°57'30"W
OS Eastings: 403024
OS Northings: 107398
OS Grid: SU030073
Mapcode National: GBR 426.PP2
Mapcode Global: FRA 66ST.8VF
Entry Name: Abbey House
Listing Date: 18 March 1955
Last Amended: 4 November 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1120088
English Heritage Legacy ID: 107549
Location: Horton, East Dorset, Dorset, BH21
District: East Dorset
Civil Parish: Horton
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Horton and Chalbury St Wolfrida
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
SU 00 NW HORTON VILLAGE
5/90 Abbey House
(formerly listed as
18.3.55 'The Vicarage')
Probably a monastic building in origin, now a private house c1500 with
extensive alteration and refacing, C18. Timber frame with cladding in Flemish
bond brickwork. Tiled roof with end and central brick stacks. Stone cornice
with brick parapet and stone coping. Approximately symmetrical 2 storeys, 7
bays. Central 3 bay pavilion projects slightly. 12 pane sashes have flat,
gauged brick arches with stone keystones. Outer bays have round headed sashes
with keystones and imposts. Central part glazed door in flat open porch.
Blind recess in parapet above.
Internal features (RCHM): 4 bay roof of c1500 with tie beam trusses having
cambered and chamfered collars supporting purlins with curved windbracing;
mezzanine room with C18 joinery and plasterwork. (R.C.H.M. Dorset, Vol V,
p.36/7, no. 6 Newman, J and Pevsner N. The Buildings of England. Dorset,
Listing NGR: SU0302607398
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