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School Gates and Piers, Piddletrenthide

Description: School Gates and Piers

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 December 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 104951

OS Grid Reference: SY7064899585
OS Grid Coordinates: 370648, 99585
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7951, -2.4178

Location: B3143, Piddletrenthide, Dorset DT2 7QG

Locality: Piddletrenthide
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT2 7QG

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Listing Text


12/220 7-12-76 School Gates and


Gates, probably originally from the tomb of Lady Margaret Beaufort
in Westminster Abbey. C16. Wrought-iron. Spear headed uprights with
horizontal rails. The upper rail is broad and bears a cable-moulding
with lozenge shaped jewels beneath. Square-set hinge parts with
decorative 3-stage weather buttresses taking the form of a Doric
column above the top rail and supporting a finial. Probably early C19
rusticated, pointed, monolithic stone gate piers. The gates formed a
part of the collection of John Bridge and were removed from Westminster
Abbey c 1820.
RCHM, Dorset, vol III, p 216, no 3.

Listing NGR: SY7064899585

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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