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THE GATEWAY AND WEST GATEWAY, CENTRAL ARCHWAY, FLANKING WALLS AND PIERS

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: THE GATEWAY AND WEST GATEWAY, CENTRAL ARCHWAY, FLANKING WALLS AND PIERS

List entry Number: 1137323

Location

THE GATEWAY AND WEST GATEWAY, CENTRAL ARCHWAY, FLANKING WALLS AND PIERS, ABBOTS LEIGH ROAD

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

County:

District: North Somerset

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Abbots Leigh

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-Mar-1984

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 33397

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ST 57 SE and ABBOTS LEIGH ABBOTS LEIGH ROAD (north-east ST 57 SW side) 4/1 and 5/1 The Gateway and West Gateway, Central Archway, Flanking Walls - and Piers

II

Central archway, flanking lodges, walls and piers. 1814 by Thomas Hopper. Ashlar; concealed roofs. In a severe Greek Revival style. Tall, semi- circular headed central arch with moulded surround and imposts; four detached, unfluted Ionic columns on plinths, supporting plain, straight entablature, cornice and blocking course, plain pilasters to wall; coffered soffit to arch. Flanking single storey lodges (The Gateway and West Gateway): 3 bays, the outer 2 being slightly set back; plain angle pilasters and pilaster strips and plain cornice; ashlar stacks with moulded caps; glazing bar sash windows and panelled doors in semi-circular headed openings in the jambs of the arch. From each lodge low, quadrant walls of ashlar extend for approximately 8 yards and terminate in square ashlar piers with moulded caps. Formerly the archway and lodges to Leigh Court, now Leigh Court Hospital (q.v.).

Listing NGR: ST5500473288

Selected Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic interest in England, Part 1 Avon,

National Grid Reference: ST 55004 73288

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