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Gates and Gate Piers at South Entrance to Abbey Close, Sherborne

Description: Gates and Gate Piers at South Entrance to Abbey Close

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 4 October 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 103815

OS Grid Reference: ST6379116436
OS Grid Coordinates: 363791, 116436
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9462, -2.5168

Location: Half Moon Street, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 3LQ

Locality: Sherborne
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT9 3LQ

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Listing Text

In the entry for:

ABBEY CLOSE
1.
1625
Gates and Gate Piers at
ST 6316 1/276 South Entrance to
Abbey Close
II
GV

The item shall be amended to read;

1. ABBEY CLOSE
1625
Gates and Gate Piers at
South entrance to
ST 6316 1/276 Abbey Close
II*
GV

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ABBEY CLOSE
1.
1625
Gates and Gate
Piers at South entrance
to Abbey Close
ST 6316 1/276
II GV
2.
Ashlar gate piers with low plinth, capping and ball finials. Two gates;
each gate has 2 lock rails with inset scroll panelling and a top rail with
slightly inverted curve. Uprights with spiked finials rise alternately
to two different heights, that is alternately above the lock rail and above
the top most rail.

All the listed buildings in Abbey Close form a group with the east end
of No 1 Finger Lane.


Listing NGR: ST6379116436

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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