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Gatehouse and Attached Garden Walls Immediately East of Poxwell House, Poxwell

Description: Gatehouse and Attached Garden Walls Immediately East of Poxwell House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 26 January 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 105947

OS Grid Reference: SY7416084005
OS Grid Coordinates: 374160, 84005
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6551, -2.3669

Location: A353, Poxwell, Dorset DT2 8NB

Locality: Poxwell
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT2 8NB

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Listing Text


9/59 Gatehouse and
attached garden
26.1.56 walls immediately
east of Poxwell
GV House


Gatehouse hexagonal and attached garden walls. Gatehouse dated 1634,
and C17 walls, Brick cladding in stretcher bond to a probable
rubble cove. Brick plinth moulding, stone string and cornice moulding.
Circular brick buttresses at corners, with a band of glazed bricks at
the corners with embossed jewel ornament and initial H, stone
finials above. Pyramidal clay tile roof with stone finial
at apex. In the east and west walls are archways with moulded jambs
and semi circular heads, one with a dated keystone. The upper
floor is reached by an external staircase and was two light windows
with central mullion to east and west. Fixed iron framed windows,
glazed. Attached garden walls, running north and south from gatehouse
and returning to the house, C17 or later. Red brick walls with
triangular brick coping having moulded dentils. Level course of bricks
on the apex. The walls are heavily ramped to the gatehouse and to the
corners. (R.C.H.M. Dorset II, p. 262 (3)).

Listing NGR: SY7416084005

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Source: English Heritage

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