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Latitude: 50.6802 / 50°40'48"N
Longitude: -2.2093 / 2°12'33"W
OS Eastings: 385305
OS Northings: 86747
OS Grid: SY853867
Mapcode National: GBR 21K.683
Mapcode Global: FRA 6788.T95
Entry Name: Gatehouse at Bindon Abbey
Listing Date: 20 November 1959
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1259827
English Heritage Legacy ID: 108858
Location: Wool, Purbeck, Dorset, BH20
Civil Parish: Wool
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Wool, East Burton and Combe Keynes
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
5/397 WOOL BINDON LANE
20.11.59 (North Side)
Gatehouse at "Bindon
Gatehouse. Contemporary with the house c1794, and incorporating materials from the ruins of Bindon Abbey. In Gothic style. Gatehouse with central archway and rooms - on two floors, on each side. Stone walls with brick dressings, roof part tiled and part flat - behind parapet with brick battlements. East elevation has central brick Gothic arch with four recessed orders. Brick and stone buttresses each side of this, with pinnacles. One window in each of the side sections - that on south now blocked, that on north with lead lights in iron tracery. West (main) elevation has brick arch similar to that on east. Timber doors with traceried panels. Coats of Arms of Cardinal Thomas Weld above this. In each of the side sections a Gothic arched window with three recessed brick orders - windows have timber tracery. Single-storey stone lean-to at north end, under catslide roof. Internally the central archway has Gothic plaster vaulting. The northern side section has lost its first floor - now open to roof. Ground floor room has large open fireplace - now built up. Southern section retains its first floor. C19 fireplace on ground floor. Picturesque.
RCHM Monument 7.
Listing NGR: SY8530686747
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