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The Deanery Bakehouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Winchester, Hampshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0601 / 51°3'36"N

Longitude: -1.3132 / 1°18'47"W

OS Eastings: 448224

OS Northings: 129192

OS Grid: SU482291

Mapcode National: GBR 861.JSL

Mapcode Global: FRA 8649.VL0

Entry Name: The Deanery Bakehouse

Listing Date: 18 February 1999

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245544

English Heritage Legacy ID: 472984

Location: Winchester, Hampshire, SO23

County: Hampshire

District: Winchester

Town: Winchester

Electoral Ward/Division: St Michael

Built-Up Area: Winchester

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Winchester Cathedral

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text


WINCHESTER
SU 4829 SW
THE CLOSE
869/6/10023
The Deanery Bakehouse

GV II*

Bakehouse. Circa early C17. Dressed stone, ashlar front. Clay plain tile roof with gableted hipped ends, and with some old clay crested ridge tiles. Brick end stacks. PLAN: Rectangular on plan. One rectangular room with a fireplace at either end, and a loft above with access via an external flight of wooden stairs at south end under a canopy fanned from the main roof cantilevered out over the end; the roof at the N end continues over a third bay. EXTERIOR: 1 storey and attic. Almost symmetrical 2-window and central doorway west front to original range, plus one bay addition on left (N) with smaller doorway. Original doorway has continuous chamfer, flat arch and plank door; windows to left and right with 2-light frames; doorway on left has stone lintel. The hipped roof at the south end is continued as canopy cantilevered out on the wall-plates with straight braces, over an open timber flight of stairs with timber balk treads; the stairs give access to a loft doorway with plank door; the south end wall has what appears to be part of a re-used Medieval niche, and above, the wall is of English bond brickwork. The ground level at the north end and rear (E) is higher; on the rear under the eaves there are wide openings; at the north end a window and doorway to the left. INTERIOR: Chamfered cross-beams without stops and unchamfered joists. The large brick fireplace at the N end has a large cambered timber bressumer and inserted C19 brick ovens; the fireplace at the south end was inaccessible. The roof has collar trusses, through side purlins and broad common-rafter couples without a ridgepiece. Trimmers at the front indicate that dormers have been added here, but have been removed. NOTE: Survey of 1649 mentions "the Dean's bakehouse". The NW corner of the bakehouse is said to incorporate Medieval fabric of the Dorter of the Benedictine monastery.

Listing NGR: SU4814229184

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Description


WINCHESTER
SU 4829 SW
THE CLOSE
869/6/10023
The Deanery Bakehouse

GV II*

Bakehouse. Circa early C17. Dressed stone, ashlar front. Clay plain tile roof with gableted hipped ends, and with some old clay crested ridge tiles. Brick end stacks. PLAN: Rectangular on plan. One rectangular room with a fireplace at either end, and a loft above with access via an external flight of wooden stairs at south end under a canopy fanned from the main roof cantilevered out over the end; the roof at the N end continues over a third bay. EXTERIOR: 1 storey and attic. Almost symmetrical 2-window and central doorway west front to original range, plus one bay addition on left (N) with smaller doorway. Original doorway has continuous chamfer, flat arch and plank door; windows to left and right with 2-light frames; doorway on left has stone lintel. The hipped roof at the south end is continued as canopy cantilevered out on the wall-plates with straight braces, over an open timber flight of stairs with timber balk treads; the stairs give access to a loft doorway with plank door; the south end wall has what appears to be part of a re-used Medieval niche, and above, the wall is of English bond brickwork. The ground level at the north end and rear (E) is higher; on the rear under the eaves there are wide openings; at the north end a window and doorway to the left. INTERIOR: Chamfered cross-beams without stops and unchamfered joists. The large brick fireplace at the N end has a large cambered timber bressumer and inserted C19 brick ovens; the fireplace at the south end was inaccessible. The roof has collar trusses, through side purlins and broad common-rafter couples without a ridgepiece. Trimmers at the front indicate that dormers have been added here, but have been removed. NOTE: Survey of 1649 mentions "the Dean's bakehouse". The NW corner of the bakehouse is said to incorporate Medieval fabric of the Dorter of the Benedictine monastery.

Listing NGR: SU4814229184

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