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

Contact Details

Sarah Ball 0117 975 0666

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England