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Gates and Gate Piers at South Entrance to Abbey Close

A Grade II* Listed Building in Sherborne, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9462 / 50°56'46"N

Longitude: -2.5168 / 2°31'0"W

OS Eastings: 363791

OS Northings: 116436

OS Grid: ST637164

Mapcode National: GBR MV.NL63

Mapcode Global: FRA 56ML.TKM

Entry Name: Gates and Gate Piers at South Entrance to Abbey Close

Listing Date: 4 October 1973

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1324348

English Heritage Legacy ID: 103815

Location: Sherborne, West Dorset, Dorset, DT9

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Sherborne

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Sherborne with Castleton Abbey Church of St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

In the entry for:

ABBEY CLOSE
1.
1625
Gates and Gate Piers at
ST 6316 1/276 South Entrance to
Abbey Close
II
GV

The item shall be amended to read;

1. ABBEY CLOSE
1625
Gates and Gate Piers at
South entrance to
ST 6316 1/276 Abbey Close
II*
GV

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ABBEY CLOSE
1.
1625
Gates and Gate
Piers at South entrance
to Abbey Close
ST 6316 1/276
II GV
2.
Ashlar gate piers with low plinth, capping and ball finials. Two gates;
each gate has 2 lock rails with inset scroll panelling and a top rail with
slightly inverted curve. Uprights with spiked finials rise alternately
to two different heights, that is alternately above the lock rail and above
the top most rail.

All the listed buildings in Abbey Close form a group with the east end
of No 1 Finger Lane.


Listing NGR: ST6379116436

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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