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Inner Gatehouse at Place Farm, Tisbury

Description: Inner Gatehouse at Place Farm

Grade: I
Date Listed: 6 January 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 320999

OS Grid Reference: ST9511129816
OS Grid Coordinates: 395111, 129816
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0677, -2.0711

Location: Chilmark Road, Tisbury, Wiltshire SP3 6LN

Locality: Tisbury
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP3 6LN

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Listing Text

ST 92 NE (north side)

5/210 Inner Gatehouse at Place Farm

Inner gatehouse, attached to south end of farmhouse (q.v.). Late
C15. Dressed limestone, tiled roof with coped verges and brick
stack to east gable. Two-storey, 2-window. South side has
double cyma moulded Tudor-arched entrance with heavy planked door
with strap hinges, diagonal buttress to right and buttress with
offset to left, first floor has 2-light C15 window with arched
lights. Left return has external dog-leg stone stairs to planked
door of upper room, rising from pointed arch with hoodmould within
through entry. Rear has double chamfered archway to entry with 2-
light C15 window with arched lights to upper room, attached to
farmhouse at left side.
Interior of entry has heavy chamfered beams with stepped stops,
pointed chamfered doorway with planked door to ground floor to east
of entry. Interior of upper room said to have C19 fireplace
surround and grate. Fine inner gatehouse at the former grange of
the Abbess of Shaftesbury.

Listing NGR: ST9510829813

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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