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Description: Gate Piers and Gates to Amesbury Abbey, with Flanking Walls
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
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.
AMESBURY CHURCH STREET
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
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Source: English Heritage
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