Gatehouse to west of Manor Farmhouse, Whatley - Mendip

Gatehouse, C15 built from random local limestone rubble with a plain tile roof. Two storeys, all window openings blocked apart from left side of ground floor. The arched entry is slightly left of centre and there is a Tudor arch doorway within the passage. Rear has stone steps to first floor doorway on the left side. The building is showing signs of structural movement to the south gable and significant deflection to the roof. Some areas of stone work are very weak, particularly around the small door under the arch. The vegetation to the east side needs to be removed.

Gatehouse to west of Manor Farmhouse, Whatley - Mendip
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Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    Gatehouse to west of Manor Farmhouse
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade I
    List Entry Number:
    1175158
    Local Planning Authority:
    Mendip
    Site Type:
    Gatehouse

Location

    Building Name:
    Gatehouse to west of Manor Farmhouse
    County:
    Somerset
    District / Borough:
    Mendip
    Parish:
    Whatley
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Somerton and Frome
    Region:
    South West

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Poor
    Occupancy / Use:
    Vacant/not in use
    Priority:
    C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
    Previous Priority:
    C
    Ownership:
    Private