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Gatehouse at Pirton Grange, Pirton

Description: Gatehouse at Pirton Grange

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 27 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 163189

OS Grid Reference: TL1228532944
OS Grid Coordinates: 512285, 232944
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9836, -0.3664

Location: Shillington Road, Pirton, Hertfordshire SG5 3HB

Locality: Pirton
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG5 3HB

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Listing Text

TL 13 SW (South side)
Apsley End

1/179 Gatehouse at
27.5.68 Pirton Grange


Gatehouse. C16 or early C17. Timber frame on recessed battered brick
bridge structure over former moat. Roughcast at front with impressed
decoration, exposed timbers on sides, similar at rear with pattern of
chevron infill between studs. Steep old red tile roof. A small square
2-storeys gatehouse facing E. Wide E entrance with narrow architrave and
C18 panelled double gates pierced by a wicket gate. Small 2-lights
casement window over. Carriageway off-centre to S with enclosed stair to
upper floor on N side. An unusual survival. Supports for former
drawbridge found in excavation.

Listing NGR: TL1228532944

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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