Date Listed: 29 January 1980
English Heritage Building ID: 326402
OS Grid Reference: SE5314841241
OS Grid Coordinates: 453148, 441241
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8647, -1.1933
There is also a scheduled monument, Tithe barn, 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.
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BOLTON PERCY GATEHOUSE LANE
SE 54 SW (north side)
Gatehouse. C15 with later alterations including roof structure and
restorations including those of late C20. Timber-framed with rendered
infil, rubble and hammer-dressed magnesian limestone plinth and pantile roof
with lower 3 courses of stone slates. 2 storeys, 3 bays including central
carriage arch, the range to the left side derelict at time of resurvey.
Close-studded frame with tension braces. Former entrance to left range has
hollow-chamfered, basket-arched opening with carved spandrels. Steps to 2
further C20 fire exits to first floor within probably original openings.
Present entrance by C20 studded door to rear. First floor jettied to end
and sides with carved dragon posts with brattishing and carved grotesques.
Windows are C20 replacements. Jettied gable end.
Left range: chamfered plinth to height of 0.75 metres with 3 jowled posts
and wall plate with splayed scarf joints standing, tie beam and other
timbers lying on ground at time of resurvey. Interior. First floor.
Jowled posts and cambered tie beams with hollow chamfers. Arch braces with
Tudor rose and other carved motifs. Wall plate shows several splayed scarf
joints. Trenched and collar purlin roof. Pevsner N, Yorkshire, the West
Riding, 1979, p 117.
Listing NGR: SE5314841242
Source: English Heritage
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