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Gatehouse at Pirton Grange

A Grade II* Listed Building in Pirton, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9836 / 51°59'1"N

Longitude: -0.3664 / 0°21'58"W

OS Eastings: 512285

OS Northings: 232944

OS Grid: TL122329

Mapcode National: GBR H5C.Q5L

Mapcode Global: VHFR2.LDNP

Entry Name: Gatehouse at Pirton Grange

Listing Date: 27 May 1968

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175594

English Heritage Legacy ID: 163189

Location: Pirton, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG5

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Pirton

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Pirton

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

PIRTON SHILLINGTON ROAD
TL 13 SW (South side)
Apsley End

1/179 Gatehouse at
27.5.68 Pirton Grange

GV II*

Gatehouse. C16 or early C17. Timber frame on recessed battered brick
bridge structure over former moat. Roughcast at front with impressed
decoration, exposed timbers on sides, similar at rear with pattern of
chevron infill between studs. Steep old red tile roof. A small square
2-storeys gatehouse facing E. Wide E entrance with narrow architrave and
C18 panelled double gates pierced by a wicket gate. Small 2-lights
casement window over. Carriageway off-centre to S with enclosed stair to
upper floor on N side. An unusual survival. Supports for former
drawbridge found in excavation.


Listing NGR: TL1228532944

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