Description: Outer Gatehouse at Place Farm
Date Listed: 6 January 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 321000
OS Grid Reference: ST9514229787
OS Grid Coordinates: 395142, 129787
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0674, -2.0707
TISBURY COURT STREET
ST 92 NE (north side)
5/211 Outer Gatehouse at Place Farm
Outer gatehouse to former monastic grange. C15. Dressed
limestone, tiled roof with coped verges and small octagonal stone
stack to east gable. Two-storey, 2-window. Front facing road
has ovolo-moulded pointed arch with cast-iron gate to left for
pedestrian access, to right is large moulded and chamfered Tudor-
arched opening for carts, five buttresses with offsets and
increasing in height from left to right attached to front of
gatehouse and to stepped wall to left. First floor has two C15
two-light windows with Perpendicular tracery. Attached to right
is stepped wall with 2 buttresses with offsets. Left return has
dog leg stone steps up to planked door of upper room. Right
return has buttress with offsets and pointed chamfered doorway
leading to cart entry. Rear facing inner gatehouse (q.v.) has
double chamfered pointed archways, the larger to left for carts,
first floor has two 2-light C15 windows with arched lights,
buttress to right with offset, pilaster buttress to left.
Interior of cart entry has depressed pointed archway in wall
between two entries, deep chamfered beams with stepped stops.
Fine surviving example of entrance to monastic grange of the Abbess
of Shaftesbury. Ancient Monument, Wiltshire, No 242.
Listing NGR: ST9513229783
Source: English Heritage
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