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Outer Gatehouse with Walling for 5 Metres to West, Abbotsbury

Description: Outer Gatehouse with Walling for 5 Metres to West

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 26 January 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 105128

OS Grid Reference: SY5769685208
OS Grid Coordinates: 357696, 85208
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6650, -2.5999

Location: Church Street, Abbotsbury, Dorset DT3 4JJ

Locality: Abbotsbury
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT3 4JJ

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Listing Text

10/9 Outer Gatehouse with walling
for 5 metres to west.

Outer Monastic Gatehouse. C14 and C15 fragments. Pieces of moulded ashlar and
rubble-stone. Outer archway: west jamb and springer of the main segmental arch
survive; within this is possibly the springer of the pedestrian entrance arch,
re-set. The north wall extends west of this opening for 5 metres, and has C12 and
later medieval carved stonework re-set into it. The inner archway of the gate-
house is represented by the lower part of its east chamfered jamb. The interval
between the two arches is 2.5 metres.
Scheduled Ancient Monument. (RCHM, Dorset I, p.7(3).)

Listing NGR: SY5770985193

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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