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Outer Gatehouse and Attached Precinct Walls and Barn 200 Metres North of Priory Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Maxstoke, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4794 / 52°28'45"N

Longitude: -1.6561 / 1°39'21"W

OS Eastings: 423452

OS Northings: 286889

OS Grid: SP234868

Mapcode National: GBR 5JQ.G43

Mapcode Global: VHBWH.7YV4

Entry Name: Outer Gatehouse and Attached Precinct Walls and Barn 200 Metres North of Priory Farmhouse

Listing Date: 8 September 1961

Last Amended: 23 March 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1365129

English Heritage Legacy ID: 309012

Location: Maxstoke, North Warwickshire, Warwickshire, B46

County: Warwickshire

District: North Warwickshire

Civil Parish: Maxstoke

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Maxstoke

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

MAXSTOKE CHURCH ROAD
SP2386 (South side)
17/107 Outer gatehouse and attached
08/09/61 precinct walls and barn 200m N
of Priory Farmhouse
(Formerly listed as Remains of
outer gatehouse and precinct
wall)
GV II*
Outer gatehouse to former priory of Augustinian Canons. Early C14. Squared and
irregularly coursed sandstone. Gables of original roof remain, but the rafters
have been removed. Square plan. 2 storeys. Outer wall has at first floor a
window of 2-lights in 2-centred chamfered arch, with fragments of reticulated
tracery. On either side of this window are two C15 niches with trefoil cusping
to canopies flanked by engaged shafts. 3-centred carriageway arch of 2 chamfered
arches to each face. Inner arch is similar and has a similar window above. South
west angle has octagonal stair vice, C15/C16, in ogee headed arch. North-west
angle has a small projecting wing of 3 storeys. Adjoining precinct walls of
similar squared and irregularly coursed sandstone with gable coping. At the east
end, part of the precinct wall is incorporated in the north side wall of a C19
barn. Red brick with plain-tiled roof. Interior; Gatehouse has original cross
wall with 3-centred double chamfered arch to carriageway and on the west, a
2-centred chamfered arch for pedestrians. Diagonal and ridge ribs to vaulting to
3 bays. Doorways have C19 plank doors but early C14 reset iron furniture.
Founded l336 by William de Clinton, Earl of Huntingdon. Scheduled ancient
monument.
(VCH: Warwickshire, Vol IV; Buildings of England: Warwickshire: p350)


Listing NGR: SP2345286889

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