Outer Gatehouse With Walling For 5 Metres To West

21 Mar 2003
Outer Gatehouse With Walling For 5 Metres To West, Church Street, Abbotsbury, West Dorset, Dorset, DT3 4JJ
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

SY 5785 ABBOTSBURY CHURCH STREET 26.1.56 10/9 Outer Gatehouse with walling for 5 metres to west.


Outer Monastic Gatehouse. C14 and C15 fragments. Pieces of moulded ashlar and rubble-stone. Outer archway: west jamb and springer of the main segmental arch survive; within this is possibly the springer of the pedestrian entrance arch, re-set. The north wall extends west of this opening for 5 metres, and has C12 and later medieval carved stonework re-set into it. The inner archway of the gate- house is represented by the lower part of its east chamfered jamb. The interval between the two arches is 2.5 metres.

Scheduled Ancient Monument. (RCHM, Dorset I, p.7(3).)

Listing NGR: SY5770985193


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0137 IOE Records taken by Derek Beauchamp; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Derek Beauchamp. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Beauchamp, Derek

Rights Holder: Beauchamp, Derek


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