ABBEY GATEHOUSE WITH POST OFFICE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1153918

Date first listed: 18-Jun-1986

Statutory Address: ABBEY GATEHOUSE WITH POST OFFICE, THE SQUARE

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Location

Statutory Address: ABBEY GATEHOUSE WITH POST OFFICE, THE SQUARE

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

District: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Blanchland

National Grid Reference: NY 96569 50369

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History

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Details

NY 9650, 24/33

BLANCHLAND, THE SQUARE Blanchland, Abbey Gatehouse with Post Office

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Abbey Gatehouse. C15, incorporating earlier fabric, remodelled c.1753. Rubble with dressings; flat lead roof. South elevation: 2 storeys, 2 wide bays. Right bay has segmental-arched gateway, left bay has vertical-panelled door with overlight in hollow-chamfered surround with hoodmould (jambs incised T/M 17/24) flanked by small-paned shop windows under ogee arches with hoodmoulds; right window has integral V. R. letter box. 1st floor has 6-light window with king mullion and 2-light window to right, both with hoodmoulds. Chamfered string below moulded embattled parapet. Right return shows C19 external stair to boarded door in chamfered elliptical-arched surround (1753 incised on jamb); garderobe projection on right with chamfered loop. Rear (external) elevation shows similar gateway arch with hollow chamfer; small sash windows above with hollow-chamfered surrounds and hoodmoulds. INTERIOR: Gate passage and adjacent chamber (Post Office) both barrel-vaulted. 1st floor room in west bay is now part of adjacent house (q.v.). 1st floor of gatehouse, formerly a single large chamber, may have been a courtroom; chamfered doorway to garderobe.

Listing NGR: NY9656750368

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 240400

Legacy System: LBS

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