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Domus and Ruins of Lay Frater

A Grade I Listed Building in Beaulieu, Hampshire

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Latitude: 50.8215 / 50°49'17"N

Longitude: -1.4506 / 1°27'2"W

OS Eastings: 438796

OS Northings: 102579

OS Grid: SU387025

Mapcode National: GBR 77G.D2C

Mapcode Global: FRA 76VX.NPL

Entry Name: Domus and Ruins of Lay Frater

Listing Date: 8 October 1959

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1156631

English Heritage Legacy ID: 143277

Location: Beaulieu, New Forest, Hampshire, SO42

County: Hampshire

District: New Forest

Civil Parish: Beaulieu

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Beaulieu Blessed Virgin and Holy Child

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

SU 3802/3902
17/16 Domus and ruins of lay
8.10.59 frater.
Domus and ruins of lay frater, now museum and restaurant. Late C13,
altered C17, C18 restored 1900-10 and c1970. Coursed rubble stone with
stone dressings, old plain tile roof. Long range on north-south axis,
north part complete Domus over cellarium and passage to cloister, middle
part was vaulted with now destroyed lay frater, south part is much altered
and of uncertain use. Main front, to west of domus part has,at north end,
C20 medieval style gabled porch with bell-cast roof and wide archway with
segmental arch. Along rest of ground floor rectangular lancets and near
south end 2 tall pointed lancets. Between window types is C13 pointed
doorway. On 1st floor central part has rectangular lancet, to north on
roof face large stack and C16 cross-window, to south similar window. Brick
stack at south end.Rectangular, louvred, hip-roofed vent. To north gable
wall. North end rebuilt C16 as it was originally against south aisle and
west face of church. Round-headed and square-headed archway, over 2 C16
cross-windows under labels. Inside part of ground floor has single
chamfered ribs on corbels. On 1st floor Queen-strut roof with large
tie-beams. Ruined part has remains of lancets on west, and C20 archway.
C20 toilet blocks have been built inside this part and south part. Remains
of vaults visible. South part has at end C13 3-order round-headed arch
reset here from St Leonard's Chapel (qv) in C20. VCH; Vol IV; 1911;
p652-4. Buildings of England, Hampshire; Pevsner; Penguin; 1966; p94-6.

Listing NGR: SU3872802453

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