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Castellated Archway Approximately 200m South-West of St Giles' House, Wimborne St Giles

Description: Castellated Archway Approximately 200m South-West of St Giles' House

Grade: II
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

Location: Wimborne St Giles, Dorset BH21 5NA

Locality: Wimborne St Giles
Local Authority: East Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH21 5NA

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Listing Text


13/112 Castellated Archway
approximately 200m
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

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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