Gatehouse to Brockhampton House, Herefordshire

Gatehouse to Brockhampton House, Herefordshire
Photograph taken 13 June 2006 © Historic England Archive/Mr John Burrows DPAGB ref: 150963

This 14th century gatehouse was built to impress people with the wealth and status of the owners rather than for defence. The upstairs room would have been used for visitors to stay in.

Location

Herefordshire Brockhampton

Period

Medieval (Middle Ages) (1066 - 1484)

Themes

Tags

medieval gate house defence timber frame