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Description: Gatehouse and South Courtyard Walls to Cranborne Manor House
Date Listed: 18 March 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 107340
OS Grid Reference: SU0531413182
OS Grid Coordinates: 405314, 113182
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9181, -1.9258
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11/3 Gatehouse and south
courtyard walls to
18.3.55 Cranborne Manor House
Walls and gatehouse enclosing a courtyard, early C17 with various subsequent
alterations. Walls in English bond brickwork with tiled coping. Gatehouse
in English-bond brickwork with pyramidal roofs with stone-slate margins. It
consists of a central gateway flanked by 2 small, 2 storey lodges set diagonally
The gateway is of ashlar and has a moulded, semi-circular arch above which are
2 brick merlons. The lodges have square headed stone-mullioned windows with
returned labels. (RCHM, Dorset, vol. V, P.11, No.4. Newman, J and Pevsner N.
The Buildings of England: Dorset, 1972, p.174)
Listing NGR: SU0530813183
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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