Description: Gatehouse to Steeton Hall and Walls Adjoining
Date Listed: 3 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 326111
OS Grid Reference: SE4840331432
OS Grid Coordinates: 448403, 431432
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7770, -1.2670
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SOUTH MILFORD WHITECOTE LANE
SE 43 SE
1/55 Gatehouse to Steeton Hall
and walls adjoining
Gatehouse. Late C14. Magnesian limestone ashlar and rubble. Gatehouse
square on plan with embattled rubble walling to either side, approximately
4 metres long and 5 metres high. Gatehouse: 2 storeys. Chamfered plinth.
Ground Floor: round-headed double-chamfered carriage arch to right. Round-
headed double-chamfered pedestrian arch. Above this a slit vent. Projecting
chimney stack rising from 1st floor level on 4 corbels with heads, dimini-
shing to an octagonal chimney, embattled, rising above battlement level.
Above carriage arch a shouldered window in chamfered surround. Projecting
battlements on corbel table. Gargoyles. Battlements. To rear: plinth.
Arches as before. To left 3 steps to a pointed doorway in chamfered surround.
Above, a slit vent. To right 11 steps to 1st floor ogee-headed doorway in
chamfered surround. Above carriage arch an ogee-headed window in chamfered
surround. Corbel table. Battlements. Interior: main archway has ribbed
vault on head stops. Small arch has barrel vaulting.
Listing NGR: SE4840331432
Source: English Heritage
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