Description: St Annes Gate
Date Listed: 28 February 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 318976
OS Grid Reference: SU1455029638
OS Grid Coordinates: 414551, 129638
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0659, -1.7937
St Anne's Gate
SU 1429 NE 4/47 28.2. 52.
Circa 1331 and later. 2 storeys with low 2 centred stone arch with continuous
chamfers. Former chapel over lit by one window on east and west fronts, 2
lights with curvilinear tracery, and leaded glazing. West side of archway
was badly damaged and has been rebuilt, the west window renewed. The upper
room belongs to Malmsbury House, No 15 The Close qv and is approached by a
stone newel stair from the adjoining property. To the left of arch on the
west front a projecting brick gabled porch of 1 storey and attic with 2 light
ogee arched casement in gable. Pointed arched entrance. Inside, old door
under pointed arch, with roll mould and drip mould over.
The east front of the gate forms the principal part of a long unsymmetrical
group of buildings including the east end of No 14 on left hand - the Gate
- and the east front of No 15 to right hand with the Close Wall continuing
north and south. The east end of No 14 has a rectangular stone bay with one
double casement window, projecting over pavement and corbelled out from the
wall on a deep coved and moulded support and with a hipped old tile roof.
The Close Hall is stepped up (2 crow steps) to the Gate which is gabled.
To the right hand of the gate and with eaves about level with the cill of
the Gate Chapel window, the east front of No 15, which is mainly of C16 date
on this side, is built on the Close Wall of part random ashlar and with a
long old tile roof, on a brick extension of the stone work of the wall, and
with a central gable. 1 hipped leaded dormer casement.
1 small C18 attic window in gable. 6 irregular windows (2 central in gable)
on 1st floor and projecting angular Oriel window on ogee base with hipped
roof at right hand corner. 2 small stone mullioned casements under gable
on ground floor.
Nos 14, 14A, St Anne's Gate and No 15 form a very picturesque group.
Listing NGR: SU1455029638
Source: English Heritage
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