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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1089720



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Beverston

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 16-Mar-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 130344

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BEVERSTON BEVERSTON VILLAGE ST 8693 13/29 Gatehouse to Beverston Castle I

Ruined now free-standing gatehouse of C14 in thin coursed rubble with flush quoins in large dressed stones, of 2 storeys and originally with semi-circular ends to north and south, small part only of latter remaining, and north side altered on inside. Central pointed archways with thin voussoir layer above cut chamfered stone voussoirs, with moulded groove between double arch for portcullis, and higher similar shaped arch on west (inner) side with flanking small archways to former guard rooms on each side, originally with upper storey right across. Pointed arch into upper room remains on north section but first floor room has disappeared and space is filled by later raking stone slate roof. Small corbelled out section on west face, and large raking buttresses with arches cut in at base on each side of west arch. Formerly with drawbridge over moat. Part of Ancient Monument, Gloucestershire 75. (Country Life, Vol 95, 1944, 2 articles by Christopher Hussey; David Verey, Buildings of England - Gloucestershire: the Cotswolds, 1979)

Listing NGR: ST8618593957

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Verey, D , The Buildings of England: Gloucestershire 1 The Cotswolds, (1970)
'Country Life' in 18 February, , Vol. 95, (1944), 288-291
'Country Life' in 25 February, , Vol. 95, (1944), 332-335

National Grid Reference: ST8618593957


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