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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.

Name: DOMUS AND RUINS OF LAY FRATER

List entry Number: 1156631

Location

DOMUS AND RUINS OF LAY FRATER

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

County District District Type Parish
HampshireNew ForestDistrict AuthorityBeaulieu

National Park: NEW FOREST

Grade: I

Date first listed: 08-Oct-1959

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 143277

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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

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Doubleday, AH - Title: The Victoria History of the County of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight - Date: 1911 - Volume: 4 - Page References: 652-4
  2. Book  Reference - Author: Pevsner, N - Title: The Buildings of England: Hampshire and the Isle of Wight - Date: 1967 - Page References: 94-6

National Grid Reference: SU 38796 02579

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