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


List entry Number: 1094429



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: 10-Jun-1987

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UID: 143276

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BEAULIEU BEAULIEU MANOR ESTATE SU 3802/3902 Remains of outer wall around 17/15 cloister and foundations of Abbey Church (Formerly listed as 8.10.59 Remains of Abbey Church) GV I Remains of outer walls of cloister with entrances to various Abbey buildings, south wall of Abbey church and foundations of rest. Late C13, restored 1900-10 by Sir H Brakespear. Dressed, coursed Caen and Binstead stone, rubble stone core. Plan of cloister approximately 42m square; north side is south aisle wall of Abbey church, and behind it foundations of rest of church exposed 1900-10; east side consists of wall of south transept with night stairs on other side, doorway to vestry, triple arched opening to Chapter House and doorway probably to passage; south wall has from east, stairs to dorter, remains of lavatorium, north wall of Frater, now parish church of the Blessed Virgin and Child, and doorway to kitchen; west wall formed one side of lay brothers lane to Abbey church (Domus forms other), centre part taken down, doors near either end. North side is south aisle wall, with doors into cloister at either end of 2 or 3-orders of shafts and arches with several mouldings, and stiff leafed capitals. Rest of wall has pointed niches with chamfered jambs and under seats. East side has at north, west wall of transept, beside steps to aisle door is small pointed niche, near end is large vaulted recess. Beyond transept is tall pointed opening to vestry. Then 3 pointed arches on clusters of shafts entrance to Chapter House with central doorway and low walls to other arches. At south end segmental doorway. South wall has at east end dorter stairs and remains of arch to warming room. Of lavatorium remains of projecting open arches, plinth and moulded capitals to basins. Frater, now parish church, is a separate item. West wall has blocked segmental door which led to kitchen. West wall has 2 segmental archways. To north lie foundations of Abbey church, plan of chapels all round ambulatory of apsidal east end, north and south transepts with east chapel, and nave with aisles. This item lies within the Abbey ruins Scheduled Ancient Monument. VCH; Vol IV; 1911; p 652-4. Buildings of England, Hampshire, Pevsner; Penguin; 1966; p94-6.

Listing NGR: SU3872802453

Selected 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

National Grid Reference: SU 38830 02591


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