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Gate Piers and Gates to Amesbury Abbey, with Flanking Walls

A Grade II* Listed Building in Amesbury, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1714 / 51°10'17"N

Longitude: -1.7843 / 1°47'3"W

OS Eastings: 415177

OS Northings: 141374

OS Grid: SU151413

Mapcode National: GBR 502.KPF

Mapcode Global: VHB5C.1T2C

Entry Name: Gate Piers and Gates to Amesbury Abbey, with Flanking Walls

Listing Date: 10 October 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1131088

English Heritage Legacy ID: 321322

Location: Amesbury, Wiltshire, SP4

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Amesbury

Built-Up Area: Amesbury

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Amesbury St Mary and St Melor

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

AMESBURY CHURCH STREET
SU 1541
(north side)
11/11 Gate piers and gates to Amesbury
Abbey, with flanking wall

II*
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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