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Outer Gatehouse at Place Farm

A Grade I Listed Building in Tisbury, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.0674 / 51°4'2"N

Longitude: -2.0707 / 2°4'14"W

OS Eastings: 395142

OS Northings: 129787

OS Grid: ST951297

Mapcode National: GBR 2YD.58T

Mapcode Global: FRA 66K9.F3G

Entry Name: Outer Gatehouse at Place Farm

Listing Date: 6 January 1966

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1300237

English Heritage Legacy ID: 321000

Location: Tisbury, Wiltshire, SP3

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Tisbury

Built-Up Area: Tisbury

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Tisbury St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

ST 92 NE (north side)

5/211 Outer Gatehouse at Place Farm

Outer gatehouse to former monastic grange. C15. Dressed
limestone, tiled roof with coped verges and small octagonal stone
stack to east gable. Two-storey, 2-window. Front facing road
has ovolo-moulded pointed arch with cast-iron gate to left for
pedestrian access, to right is large moulded and chamfered Tudor-
arched opening for carts, five buttresses with offsets and
increasing in height from left to right attached to front of
gatehouse and to stepped wall to left. First floor has two C15
two-light windows with Perpendicular tracery. Attached to right
is stepped wall with 2 buttresses with offsets. Left return has
dog leg stone steps up to planked door of upper room. Right
return has buttress with offsets and pointed chamfered doorway
leading to cart entry. Rear facing inner gatehouse (q.v.) has
double chamfered pointed archways, the larger to left for carts,
first floor has two 2-light C15 windows with arched lights,
buttress to right with offset, pilaster buttress to left.
Interior of cart entry has depressed pointed archway in wall
between two entries, deep chamfered beams with stepped stops.
Fine surviving example of entrance to monastic grange of the Abbess
of Shaftesbury. Ancient Monument, Wiltshire, No 242.

Listing NGR: ST9513229783

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