DOMUS AND RUINS OF LAY FRATER

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1156631

Date first listed: 08-Oct-1959

Statutory Address: DOMUS AND RUINS OF LAY FRATER

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: DOMUS AND RUINS OF LAY FRATER

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

County: Hampshire

District: New Forest (District Authority)

Parish: Beaulieu

National Park: NEW FOREST

National Grid Reference: SU 38796 02579

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History

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Details

BEAULIEU BEAULIEU MANOR ESTATE SU 3802/3902 17/16 Domus and ruins of lay 8.10.59 frater. GV I Domus and ruins of lay frater, now museum and restaurant. Late C13, altered C17, C18 restored 1900-10 and c1970. Coursed rubble stone with stone dressings, old plain tile roof. Long range on north-south axis, north part complete Domus over cellarium and passage to cloister, middle part was vaulted with now destroyed lay frater, south part is much altered and of uncertain use. Main front, to west of domus part has,at north end, C20 medieval style gabled porch with bell-cast roof and wide archway with segmental arch. Along rest of ground floor rectangular lancets and near south end 2 tall pointed lancets. Between window types is C13 pointed doorway. On 1st floor central part has rectangular lancet, to north on roof face large stack and C16 cross-window, to south similar window. Brick stack at south end.Rectangular, louvred, hip-roofed vent. To north gable wall. North end rebuilt C16 as it was originally against south aisle and west face of church. Round-headed and square-headed archway, over 2 C16 cross-windows under labels. Inside part of ground floor has single chamfered ribs on corbels. On 1st floor Queen-strut roof with large tie-beams. Ruined part has remains of lancets on west, and C20 archway. C20 toilet blocks have been built inside this part and south part. Remains of vaults visible. South part has at end C13 3-order round-headed arch reset here from St Leonard's Chapel (qv) in C20. VCH; Vol IV; 1911; p652-4. Buildings of England, Hampshire; Pevsner; Penguin; 1966; p94-6.

Listing NGR: SU3872802453

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 143277

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, The Victoria History of the County of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, (1911), 652-4
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, (1967), 94-6

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