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GATE PIERS AND GATES TO AMESBURY ABBEY, WITH FLANKING WALLS

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.

Name: GATE PIERS AND GATES TO AMESBURY ABBEY, WITH FLANKING WALLS

List entry Number: 1131088

Location

GATE PIERS AND GATES TO AMESBURY ABBEY, WITH FLANKING WALLS, CHURCH STREET

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

County:

District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Amesbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 10-Oct-1988

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 321322

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

AMESBURY CHURCH STREET SU 1541 (north side) 11/11 Gate piers and gates to Amesbury Abbey, with flanking wall

II* Gate piers and gates. Piers mid-later C18. Chilmark ashlar and wrought iron gates. Each pier consists of two Tuscan half columns to front flanking a round headed niche. Blank raised panel over. Entablature and triangular pediment. Rear similar but Tuscan pilasters flanking arched recess. Gates, probably C20, with ornamented lock band and dog rails. To right of right pier, a flint and stone chequer wall with tiled coping, approximately 2m high and 8m long, returning as lower boundary wall to graveyard by some 50m to meet nave of church. Lean-to store with fragments of medieval carving, and a pedestrian opening at the church end.

Listing NGR: SU1517741374

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National Grid Reference: SU 15177 41374

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