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Hodsock Priory Gatehouse and Bridge

A Grade I Listed Building in Hodsock, Nottinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3625 / 53°21'45"N

Longitude: -1.0827 / 1°4'57"W

OS Eastings: 461140

OS Northings: 385462

OS Grid: SK611854

Mapcode National: GBR NYWK.DC

Mapcode Global: WHFG0.BRN3

Entry Name: Hodsock Priory Gatehouse and Bridge

Listing Date: 4 January 1952

Last Amended: 12 April 1985

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187689

English Heritage Legacy ID: 241433

Location: Hodsock, Bassetlaw, Nottinghamshire, S81

County: Nottinghamshire

District: Bassetlaw

Civil Parish: Hodsock

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Blyth

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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Listing Text

SK 68 NW HODSOCK HODSOCK PRIORY
LANE (West side)

3/79 Hodsock Priory
Gatehouse and
Bridge
4.1.52 (Formerly listed
as Gatehouse to
Hodsock Priory)

G.V. I

Gatehouse and bridge. Gatehouse early C16. Red brick with ashlar
dressings and some blue brick diaper. East side of 3 storeys
plus basement, 3 bays, flanked by single bay protruding, slightly
hiqher, square turrets, with ashlar quoins. To the rear are 2
embattled octagonal turrets. Tiled roof with single red brick
stack to the left. Stone coped parapets. A stone band runs under
the parapets, with a slightly damaged Lombard frieze below to the
3 bay centre. The right side is on a chamfered ashlar plinth.
The basement left has a later single casement with 3 arched
lights and lead panes under a flat head with ashlar quoin
surround. Above, central double chamfered ashlar arch with
double wooden gate. Flanked by single. casements, each with 2
arched lights with lead panes under flat heads and with irregular
flush ashlar quoin surrounds. There are 2 similar lights and
surrounds above, the right being fixed, and 2 similar fixed
lights and surrounds on the top floor with a single central
larger, similar, 3 light fixed light and similar surround. The
turrets each have 5 small rectangular openings. The west side of
3 storeys, 3 bays, is flanked by single protruding turrets with
stone coped embattled parapets. The parapet to the central 3
bays is coped with stone. Running below are 2 raised bands and a
Lombard frieze as on the east front. Again, a central archway,
flanked by similar, single, 2 light casements, above 2 similar
casements and on the top floor a single, off-centre, casement.
The right turret is set on an ashlar plinth and is narrower than
the left. There are 6 small rectangular openings and 2 arched
fixed lights with lead panes, one with ashlar arch over, both
with red brick hood moulds. The left turret is on a stone plinth
and has an arched doorway, 3 steps up, under a chamfered ashlar
arch and with wooden door. There are 8 rectangular openings, a
single lozenge shaped quatrefoil opening and 2 arched fixed
lights. The lower light under segmental arch with red brick hood
mould, the other under similar segmental ashlar arch and with
ashlar surround. The north and south sides have irregular
facades. Interior: in each western turret is a single newel
staircase, one with stone treads, the other with wooden treads.
These lead to the second floor room which extends across the
length of the building and has a Queen-strut roof, with remains
of decorative plaster work to some walls. Includes single
fireplace on the west side with cable moulding over, which
extends around the dado. On the east wall are decorative
vertical strips, linked at lintel level by arched bands of cable
moulding. There is a further fireplace on the south wall. The
central east window has stained glass inscribed "Glory To God On
Earth Peace, Goodwill Toward Men". Bridge over dry moat. C16
with C18 and C19 restoration. Ashlar, dressed coursed rubble and
red brick. Chamfered ashlar base, 3 red brick arches with brick
and dressed coursed rubble over. Ashlar coped parapet with
evidence of removed railings.


Listing NGR: SK6114185459

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