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Description: Gatehouse at Pirton Grange
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
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PIRTON SHILLINGTON ROAD
TL 13 SW (South side)
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
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Source: English Heritage
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