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Gateway and Walls to Courtyard Cottage, Mere

Description: Gateway and Walls to Courtyard Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 July 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 320191

OS Grid Reference: ST8141832412
OS Grid Coordinates: 381418, 132412
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0907, -2.2667

Location: 5 Salisbury Street, Mere BA12 6HA

Locality: Mere
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA12 6HA

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Listing Text

(south side)
Gateway and walls to
Courtyard Cottage


Broad arched gateway with flanking walls. Late C18 or C19. Coursed rough-
dressed limestone with ashlar trimmings to opening. A wide elliptical opening
to piers with plain imposts, central projecting and dropped keystone, to pair of
C20 iron gates. Wall rises above arch to tiled coping and raised pier 'caps';
to left a wall segment at same height as central wall returns to pavement, with
stone coping; right similar, plus c.3 m plain wall connecting to Dewes Lodge
(qv) and under flat roof. Overall width at pavement c 6 metres. Important to
street, and echoing similar openings to Dewes House (qv) and Friends' Meeting
House (qv). Courtyard Cottage not included in this list.

Listing NGR: ST8141832412

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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