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

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Ordnance survey map of ABBEY COTTAGE
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

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

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

Legacy System number:
105375
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 08 Jul 2002
Reference: IOE01/08169/27
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr JE Leeson. Source Historic England Archive
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