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Description: Gatehouse at North Approach Drive to Erwarton Hall
Date Listed: 23 February 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 277432
OS Grid Reference: TM2232535206
OS Grid Coordinates: 622325, 235206
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9708, 1.2353
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TM 23 NW ERWARTON THE STREET
3/13 Gatehouse at north approach
drive to Erwarton Hall
Gatehouse, dated by Pevsner for heraldic reasons, circa 1549. Red brick. Vaulted
roof with weathervane. Square plan, tunnel vaulted, symmetrical sides with semi-
circular pediments between the round, raised angle buttresses with pinnacles, east
and west faces with central full height buttresses and pinnacle above the north
and south round-headed archways. Broad modillion bands continue above the archways
and returns. Plinth. Circular openings flank each side of each angle buttress.
Pedestrian archways to south of east and west faces. Similar to the gatehouse at
Beckingham Hall, Tolleshunt Major, Essex, dated circa 1545.
N Pevsner, Suffolk, 1961.
Listing NGR: TM2232535206
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Source: English Heritage
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