THE MALTHOUSE 5 METRES EAST OF THE ABBEY HOUSE AND ATTACHED WALLING

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1118747

Date first listed: 26-Jan-1956

Date of most recent amendment: 20-May-1985

Statutory Address: THE MALTHOUSE 5 METRES EAST OF THE ABBEY HOUSE AND ATTACHED WALLING, CHURCH STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE MALTHOUSE 5 METRES EAST OF THE ABBEY HOUSE AND ATTACHED WALLING, CHURCH STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset (District Authority)

Parish: Abbotsbury

National Grid Reference: SY 57835 85158

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SY 5785 ABBOTSBURY CHURCH STREET, EAST SIDE

10/17 The Malthouse 5 metres east of The Abbey House and 26.1.56 attached walling (formerly listed as shed and walling GV to east)

I

Former abbey building, possibly infirmary, traditionally called The Malthouse, c.1400, with c.C18 west gable wall. Building originally extended further west. Ashlar and rubble-stone walls. Buttress with 2 set-offs at south west corner. Clay Roman tile roof. No stacks, 2 storeys, originally, though now only ceiled at west end, 4 windows, irregular fenestration. C14 openings with later wooden framing, skewed loop-light at centre. 2-centred archway immediately west of south wall, of two moulded orders dying into the jambs. East part of this wall was formerly covered by the south wing and has a large opening with a square head of 3 chamfered orders, blocked. West of this is a blocked pedestrian doorway with pointed-segmental head. The east wall has 2 square-headed lights to the lower floor. Upper floor has a single late C14 window of two trefoiled lights, cross- transomed, rebated internally for shutters, and with a chamfered reve-arch. Interior: beam shelf on north and south walls at upper floor level. Vertical chases in the south wall probably for the wall-parts of the original roof. Attached west wall of south wing, running south for 60 metres and c.3.5 metres high. Openings north to south: single square-headed light; window of two trefoiled lights in a square head; doorway with a segmental-pointed head; three ranges of two single-light windows, set one above another, all these have square heads, except the southern on the ground floor, which has a trefoiled head. (RCHM, Dorset I, p.6 (3).)

Listing NGR: SY5783785157

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 105136

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1974), 6

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