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Description: Castellated Archway Approximately 200m South-West of St Giles' House
Date Listed: 3 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 107447
OS Grid Reference: SU0304211480
OS Grid Coordinates: 403042, 111480
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9028, -1.9581
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WIMBORNE ST GILES
SU 0311 ST GILES'HOUSE
13/112 Castellated Archway
south-west of St Giles'
Folly in form of a Castellated Archway said to date from 1748 (RCHM).
Ashlar with bands of rock-faced heathstone rustrication. Interior lined
with brickwork. Embattled. Central semi-circular rusticated archway
flanked by 2 round towers. These have casements with lozenge shaped
panes and ashlar architraves. Blind round panels above. Studded plank
doors with ashlar architraves. (RCHM, Dorset, vol V, p 97, no. 5.
Newman, J and Pevsner, N. The Buildings of England: Dorset, 1972, p 473).
Listing NGR: SU0304211480
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Source: English Heritage
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