British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Gate Piers and Gates to Amesbury Abbey, with Flanking Walls, Amesbury

Description: Gate Piers and Gates to Amesbury Abbey, with Flanking Walls

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 10 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 321322

OS Grid Reference: SU1517741374
OS Grid Coordinates: 415177, 141374
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1714, -1.7843

Location: 50 Church Street, Amesbury, Wiltshire SP4 7EU

Locality: Amesbury
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP4 7EU

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

There is also a scheduled monument, Queensberry Bridge, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

Listing Text

SU 1541
(north side)
11/11 Gate piers and gates to Amesbury
Abbey, with flanking wall

Gate piers and gates. Piers mid-later C18. Chilmark ashlar and
wrought iron gates. Each pier consists of two Tuscan half columns
to front flanking a round headed niche. Blank raised panel over.
Entablature and triangular pediment. Rear similar but Tuscan
pilasters flanking arched recess. Gates, probably C20, with
ornamented lock band and dog rails. To right of right pier, a
flint and stone chequer wall with tiled coping, approximately 2m
high and 8m long, returning as lower boundary wall to graveyard by
some 50m to meet nave of church. Lean-to store with fragments of
medieval carving, and a pedestrian opening at the church end.

Listing NGR: SU1517741374

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.