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Gatehouse 35 Metres to West of the Castle Keep, Newton St Loe

Description: Gatehouse 35 Metres to West of the Castle Keep

Grade: I
Date Listed: 24 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 32585

OS Grid Reference: ST6935863975
OS Grid Coordinates: 369358, 163975
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3740, -2.4416

Location: Newton St Loe, Bath and North East Somerset BA2 9BW

Locality: Newton St Loe
County: Bath and North East Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA2 9BW

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Listing Text


7/135 Gatehouse, 35 m. to west of the
Castle Keep

Gatehouse. C15, altered late C18 - early C19. Coursed rubble with freestone
dressings, hipped slate roofs concealed behind plain and embattled parapets.
2 storeys. West Elevation. Central, heavily moulded, 4-centred archway with
portcullis groove. Large studded plank doors with strap hinges and wicket
door. Flanking square buttresses (C18 - C19) with embattled tops and
embattled parapet on moulded corbels between the buttresses. The right hand
buttress partly obscures a single light window in a double chamfered surround.
East Elevation. 2-light casement windows in double chamfered surrounds, to
3 stages. Buttresses with off-sets flank the archway. The archway has a
2 bay tierceron vault springing from clustered triple shafts and enriched
capitals, bosses carved with foliage, arms, Tudor roses and heads. The north
wall is pierced by 2 segmental headed openings. Scheduled as an Ancient
Monument - Avon County No. 122.

Listing NGR: ST6936063977

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Source: English Heritage

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