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Description: Knights Hospitallers Gateway at Knights Gate
Date Listed: 4 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 129865
OS Grid Reference: SP1481503972
OS Grid Coordinates: 414815, 203972
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7343, -1.7869
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SP 10 SW QUENINGTON CHURCH ROAD
6/239 Knights Hospitallers Gateway at
Knights Gate (formerly listed as
Gatehouse to former Preceptory of the Knights Hospitallers
established in C12. C14, partly reconstructed and extended to
north west in early C16 to form additional 2-storey wing. Rubble
stone with stone slate roof. Square gatehouse and additional wing,
2 storeys. Street side has pointed arch doorway with chamfered
jambs and irregular flush stone quoins and pointed hoodmould, with
vertical battened door. Large flat carriage arch also with
chamfered jambs and dripmould and vertical battened double doors.
Single light above with plank shutters and small cusped niche to
left with headless statuette. Chamber to right has 4-pane light,
and cross on saddlestone on gable end. West side has square
entrance with large timber lintel and faceted stone column with
round base attached on left, with 2-light stone mullion and transom
light over. Chamber has smaller 4-pane light with timber lintel
and C20 entrance. Both upper chambers said to have quatrefoil-
enriched roof trusses but interior not accessible at time of
(VCH, Gloucestershire, Vol.VII, 1981; David Verey, The Buildings
of England: Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds, 1979)
Listing NGR: SP1481603972
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Source: English Heritage
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