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Outer Gatehouse Ruins and Length of Precinct Wall Running East to Abbey Gate Cottages, Beaulieu

Description: Outer Gatehouse Ruins and Length of Precinct Wall Running East to Abbey Gate Cottages

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 8 October 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 143281

OS Grid Reference: SU3876802367
OS Grid Coordinates: 438768, 102367
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8196, -1.4510

Location: Palace Lane, Beaulieu, Hampshire SO42 7YL

Locality: Beaulieu
Local Authority: New Forest District Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: SO42 7YL

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Listing Text

Sir 3802/3902
17/21 Outer Gatehouse ruins
and length of precinct
wall running east to
Abbey Gate Cottages
Outer gatehouse, ruins and part of precinct wall. C13, gatehouse rebuilt
C19. Rubble stone, stone dressing, old plain tile roof. Outer gatehouse
of archway with room over in tall gabled roof with clock tower, lean-to
room on one side. l½ storey, 1 bay cottage on other, with wall running
from this for some 50m and beside it inside precinct remains of Abbey Mill.
Gatehouse has central late C13 segmental-head archway. Over rebuilt gables
with 3 loopholes to outer gable and offset, 2 rectangular openings and
pointed lancet. On roof C19 square-plan clock tower of tile hanging.
Clock-faces and louvred openings under hipped roof. On one side lean-to
with rectangular window either end and gabled dormer on side. Above lean-to
on side of main part C19 2-shafted stone stack. On other side cottage
part with rectangular window on either end, and door on inner end. Side
has gabled dormer on hip of roof and C19 2-shafted stack beside. From
below this starts wall some 3m high with gabled coping of inclined stones.
Wall runs from corner of gatehouse 40m east, then turns north-east to run
into corner of Abbey Gate Cottage (qv). For mill remains see VCH; Vol IV;
1991; p.632.

Listing NGR: SU3872802453

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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