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Latitude: 50.9028 / 50°54'9"N
Longitude: -1.9581 / 1°57'29"W
OS Eastings: 403043
OS Northings: 111476
OS Grid: SU030114
Mapcode National: GBR 41T.9RR
Mapcode Global: FRA 66SQ.8ZF
Entry Name: Castellated Archway Approximately 200m South-West of St Giles' House
Listing Date: 3 April 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1120132
English Heritage Legacy ID: 107447
Location: Wimborne St. Giles, East Dorset, Dorset, BH21
District: East Dorset
Civil Parish: Wimborne St. Giles
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Wimborne St Giles
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
WIMBORNE ST GILES
SU 0311 ST GILES'HOUSE
13/112 Castellated Archway
south-west of St Giles'
Folly in form of a Castellated Archway said to date from 1748 (RCHM).
Ashlar with bands of rock-faced heathstone rustrication. Interior lined
with brickwork. Embattled. Central semi-circular rusticated archway
flanked by 2 round towers. These have casements with lozenge shaped
panes and ashlar architraves. Blind round panels above. Studded plank
doors with ashlar architraves. (RCHM, Dorset, vol V, p 97, no. 5.
Newman, J and Pevsner, N. The Buildings of England: Dorset, 1972, p 473).
Listing NGR: SU0304311476
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