THE GATEHOUSE, BATTLE ABBEY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1278698
Date first listed:
03-Aug-1961
Date of most recent amendment:
13-May-1987
Statutory Address:
THE GATEHOUSE, BATTLE ABBEY, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE GATEHOUSE, BATTLE ABBEY, HIGH STREET

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

County:
East Sussex
District:
Rother (District Authority)
Parish:
Battle
National Grid Reference:
TQ 74849 15786

Details

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)

GV I

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
292121
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 07 Jun 2004
Reference: IOE01/12217/35
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