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Description: Outer Gatehouse with Walling for 5 Metres to West
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
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SY 5785 ABBOTSBURY CHURCH STREET
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
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Source: English Heritage
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