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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1118748



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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Abbotsbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Jan-1956

Date of most recent amendment: 20-May-1985

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 105138

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10/19 Abbey House, (formerly listed 26.1.56 as Abbey Farmhouse)


Detached House, former farmhouse and previously part of monastic buildings east of cloister. C14 material reused, C17 and C19 refashioning. Rubble-stone and dressed stone walls. Slate roof with stone gable-copings and scroll-kneeler at left hand end and half-hip at right hand end. Stone stack with castellated parapet at left hand gable. Brick stack right of centre, .C18. Two storeys and dormers. 4 windows (first-floor). Ground floor openings: square C19 2-light bay window with a hipped slate roof; 3-light cast-iron casement with a wooden lintel over; porch with a flush panel wooden door and hipped slate roof; 3-light bay window with a hipped slate roof; small rectangular window, medieval; 3-light C19. Wooden casement; single light wooden casement. First Floor:two 3-light C19 cast- iron casements with wooden cills and two 3-light wooden casements. 3 C20 dormers, 2-light casements. North ranges, C17, with stone gable coping and apex-block. 2-light wooden casements on west side. Fragments of C12 sculpture from the abbey built in. Adjoining wing abuts and has a stone slab roof, very tall gable-end chimney has a castellated parapet and set-offs. Interior: 2 back-to-back fire- places with dressed stone jambs and saw-cut wooden lintels and wooden lintel with large chamfer and stepped stops.

Listing NGR: SY5781285154

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National Grid Reference: SY 57807 85153


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