This browser is not fully supported by Historic England. Please update your browser to the latest version so that you get the best from our website.

ABBEY COTTAGE THE PITCHMARKET

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.

Name: ABBEY COTTAGE THE PITCHMARKET

List entry Number: 1119467

Location

ABBEY COTTAGE, 5, ABBEY STREET
THE PITCHMARKET, 3, ABBEY STREET

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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Cerne Abbas

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 26-Jan-1956

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System: LBS

UID: 105375

Asset Groupings

This list entry does not comprise part of an Asset Grouping. Asset Groupings are not part of the official record but are added later for information.

List entry Description

Summary of Building

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Reasons for Designation

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

History

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: ST 66567 01204

Map

Map
© Crown Copyright and database right 2018. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2018. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1119467 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 17-Aug-2018 at 02:24:08.

End of official listing