ABBEY COTTAGE THE PITCHMARKET

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1119467

Date first listed: 26-Jan-1956

Statutory Address: ABBEY COTTAGE, 5, ABBEY STREET

Statutory Address: THE PITCHMARKET, 3, ABBEY STREET

Map

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THE PITCHMARKET
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Location

Statutory Address: ABBEY COTTAGE, 5, ABBEY STREET

Statutory Address: THE PITCHMARKET, 3, ABBEY STREET

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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset (District Authority)

Parish: Cerne Abbas

National Grid Reference: ST 66567 01204

Summary

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Details

ST 6601 CERNE ABBAS ABBEY STREET, (west side)

11/50 Nos. 3 and 5 (The 26.1.56 Pitchmarket and Abbey Cottage).

GV I

Two abbey tenements (shops), now private houses. Early C16. Knapped flint and dressed stone walls, to cill level. Box- framed timbering, with plasterwork covering wattle-and-daub. Woodwork exposed. Stone slate roof (continuous) with stone gable-coping at left hand. Stacks: stone, rebuilt at left hand gable; C20 brick on ridge centre; brick on ridge at party wall with Abbey Cottage; at right hand party wall of Abbey Cottage. Stone corbelled wall exposed (fire-break) at right party wall of Abbey Cottage; this has moulded paterae in the hollow chamfers. Two storeys, with continuous jetty to upper storey. 6 windows in total (first floor). Pitchmarket: left ground has 4 iron casements with lead lights, grouped in two's, with rebuilt wooden framing and two 4-centred wood arches over each pair. Right ground: 4 iron casements with lead lights, with 4-centred arch to each, much renewed woodwork. 4 braces to the jetty, first floor. 4-light, 4-light, 2-light small canted bay window, all iron casements and lead lights, placed within the framing. Door, left of centre, plank-and-muntin studded, C19. Moulded ogival wooden head with 2 recessed quatrefoils, C16. Abbey Cottage: with narrow ground floor passage between it and Pitchmarket. Three-light wood- framed and transomed (ground floor) windows, C20 frames. Iron casements with lead lights. Top right window is of 2 lights. Doors: left hand end,plank-and-muntin studded; front door, right of centre, plank-and-muntin studded, C20. Rear extensions to both houses, No. 3 in brick, c C19. No. 5 in rubble-stone, c C19. Interior: No. 3,considerably altered retains hollow chamfered ceiling-beam. Stone fireplace, with chamfered jambs and four-centred head, spice cupboard in left jamb, C16. Smaller open fireplace above in first floor room. Roof-construction: 4 jointed-cruck trusses survive, short cruck-posts rest on jetty-beams. (RCHM Dorset 1,p80(5))

Listing NGR: ST6656601209

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 105375

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Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1974), 80

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