GATEHOUSE AT BINDON ABBEY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1259827
Date first listed:
20-Nov-1959
Statutory Address:
GATEHOUSE AT BINDON ABBEY, BINDON LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
GATEHOUSE AT BINDON ABBEY, BINDON LANE

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

County:
Dorset
District:
Purbeck (District Authority)
Parish:
Wool
National Grid Reference:
SY 85305 86747

Details

SY 88NE

5/397 WOOL BINDON LANE 20.11.59 (North Side)

Gatehouse at "Bindon Abbey"

II*

Gatehouse. Contemporary with the house c1794, and incorporating materials from the ruins of Bindon Abbey. In Gothic style. Gatehouse with central archway and rooms - on two floors, on each side. Stone walls with brick dressings, roof part tiled and part flat - behind parapet with brick battlements. East elevation has central brick Gothic arch with four recessed orders. Brick and stone buttresses each side of this, with pinnacles. One window in each of the side sections - that on south now blocked, that on north with lead lights in iron tracery. West (main) elevation has brick arch similar to that on east. Timber doors with traceried panels. Coats of Arms of Cardinal Thomas Weld above this. In each of the side sections a Gothic arched window with three recessed brick orders - windows have timber tracery. Single-storey stone lean-to at north end, under catslide roof. Internally the central archway has Gothic plaster vaulting. The northern side section has lost its first floor - now open to roof. Ground floor room has large open fireplace - now built up. Southern section retains its first floor. C19 fireplace on ground floor. Picturesque. RCHM Monument 7.



Listing NGR: SY8530686747

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
108858
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

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Date: 05 Oct 2002
Reference: IOE01/06767/35
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