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Clock Tower Gateway

A Grade II Listed Building in Stourton with Gasper, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1059 / 51°6'21"N

Longitude: -2.3175 / 2°19'2"W

OS Eastings: 377867

OS Northings: 134117

OS Grid: ST778341

Mapcode National: GBR 0TV.NWH

Mapcode Global: VH97Z.SG6K

Entry Name: Clock Tower Gateway

Listing Date: 9 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283652

English Heritage Legacy ID: 321232

Location: Stourton with Gasper, Wiltshire, BA12

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Stourton with Gasper

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Upper Stour

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

STOURTON WITH GASPER HIGH STREET
ST 73 SE
(north side)
6/126 Clock Tower Gateway
GV II
Gateway to Stourhead (q.v.). Late C18. Dressed limestone. Pair
of 2-storey round-fronted towers flanking pointed archway with
battlemented parapet. Each tower has two recessed chamfered
pointed leaded windows with hoodmoulds to ground floor of road
front, first floor oculi, battlemented parapets. Rear facing
house; pointed ribbed doorway with keystone and imposts to each
tower, west tower has gilded clockface to first floor, east tower
has oculus, sides facing archway have loopholes, double cast-iron
gates. Probably a 1799-1800 rebuild of a similar gatehouse that
stood on the south side of the Stable Yard (q.v.).
(N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England, Wiltshire, 1975)


Listing NGR: ST7786734117

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