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Clock Tower Gateway, Stourton with Gasper

Description: Clock Tower Gateway

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 321232

OS Grid Reference: ST7786734117
OS Grid Coordinates: 377867, 134117
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1059, -2.3175

Location: High Street, Stourton, Wiltshire BA12 6QF

Locality: Stourton with Gasper
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA12 6QF

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Listing Text

ST 73 SE
(north side)
6/126 Clock Tower Gateway
Gateway to Stourhead (q.v.). Late C18. Dressed limestone. Pair
of 2-storey round-fronted towers flanking pointed archway with
battlemented parapet. Each tower has two recessed chamfered
pointed leaded windows with hoodmoulds to ground floor of road
front, first floor oculi, battlemented parapets. Rear facing
house; pointed ribbed doorway with keystone and imposts to each
tower, west tower has gilded clockface to first floor, east tower
has oculus, sides facing archway have loopholes, double cast-iron
gates. Probably a 1799-1800 rebuild of a similar gatehouse that
stood on the south side of the Stable Yard (q.v.).
(N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England, Wiltshire, 1975)

Listing NGR: ST7786734117

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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