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Description: Norman Doorway to St Mary's Church
Date Listed: 24 February 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 139511
OS Grid Reference: SU3650545722
OS Grid Coordinates: 436505, 145722
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2095, -1.4788
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SU 3645 NE ANDOVER HIGH STREET
4/53 (east side)
24.2.50 Norman doorway to St
Mary's Church (formerly
listed as Norman Gate
to St Mary's Church)
C12. The west doorway of the former medieval church demolished in 1840 (see
Marlborough Street) was rebuilt, to form an entrance gateway to the churchyard, which
is approached by a series of steps. A rectangular section of stone walling fills
passageway, and the semi-circular arch has 3 recessed stages; the innermost plain the
outer 2 resting on cushion caps above columns. Continuous impost band, chevron
ornament to the 2 outer stages. The paved area in front of the archway has a boundary
with the street of wrought-iron rails, with central gates. Beyond the arch there is
paving-and 2 flights (of 7 and 3) of steps.
Listing NGR: SU3651445382
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Source: English Heritage
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