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Refectory to West of Chapter House

A Grade I Listed Building in Hinton Charterhouse, Bath and North East Somerset

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Latitude: 51.3313 / 51°19'52"N

Longitude: -2.3203 / 2°19'12"W

OS Eastings: 377783

OS Northings: 159181

OS Grid: ST777591

Mapcode National: GBR 0R4.G72

Mapcode Global: VH96T.QSQT

Entry Name: Refectory to West of Chapter House

Listing Date: 1 February 1956

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1129461

English Heritage Legacy ID: 32551

Location: Hinton Charterhouse, Bath and North East Somerset, BA2

County: Bath and North East Somerset

Civil Parish: Hinton Charterhouse

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


11/122 Refectory, to west of Chapter

G.V. I

Probably the refectory of the Carthusian Hinton Priory. Founded 1232.
Rubble with freestone dressings; C20 tiled roof with coped raised verges.
Rectangular building of 2 storeys: the upper storey has a C19 king-post roof
and is approached by an external stair at the north-east end. North elevation.
Central, blocked, 4-centre headed doorway and adjoining chamfered, arched
doorway. East elevation. 2 blocked outer doorways, the one to the right has
a wide 4-centred head and the one to the left has fragments of a Caernarvon
arch: central pointed doorway. South elevation. Stringcourse above ground
floor with projecting corbels below. Caernarvon arch doorway at west with a
square, chamfered window to the left. 2-light window with 4-centred heads at
east end. 3 later buttresses. On the upper floor is a doorway in a rebated
surround and a blocked, square window to the left: loft doors to right.
Interior. Quadripartite vaults to undercroft with chamfered ribs. The east
part is divided by octagonal piers and the vaults spring from moulded octagonal
caps and corbels. The west part is set transversely without piers:
2 capitals retain stiff-leaf stems. Fireplace set in west wall; heavy hood
on moulded jambs with caps. Scheduled as an Ancient Monument - Avon County
No. 107.

Listing NGR: ST7778559184

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