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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: 1278698



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

County: East Sussex

District: Rother

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Battle

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 03-Aug-1961

Date of most recent amendment: 13-May-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 292121

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TQ 7415-7515 BATTLE HIGH STREET (south west side)

41/1A The Gatehouse, Battle Abbey 3.8.61 (formerly listed as part of Battle Abbey)


Built in 1338 by Abbot Alan of Ketling. Stone. Pointed carriage archway and similar pedestrian archway with two storeys over. Ornamental arcading on first floor. Castellated parapet. Four octagonal turrets at the angles. The portion to the west of it forming the porters lodge is C12 and of two storeys. The portion to the east of the gateway was added in the C16 probably by Sir Anthony Browne on the site of the Almonry of the Abbey and was used as the court room of the manor of Battle till the C18. Two storeys. Four windows. Two round-headed arches. At the north east corner is an arched buttress and an octagonal - turret behind it. Part of the Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: TQ7490915704

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National Grid Reference: TQ 74849 15786


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