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Gateway and Walls Abutting, on North West Front of Slough Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Stoke St. Gregory, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0448 / 51°2'41"N

Longitude: -2.9319 / 2°55'54"W

OS Eastings: 334766

OS Northings: 127689

OS Grid: ST347276

Mapcode National: GBR M8.GH1J

Mapcode Global: FRA 46RC.1MQ

Entry Name: Gateway and Walls Abutting, on North West Front of Slough Farmhouse

Listing Date: 25 February 1955

Last Amended: 18 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060241

English Heritage Legacy ID: 271233

Location: Stoke St. Gregory, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA3

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: Stoke St. Gregory

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


3/65 Gateway and walls abutting, on
north-west front of Slough
(formerly listed as Gateway to
Slough Court)


Gateway and walls. Probably C16, altered C19, repaired mid C20. Random rubble local stone with Ham stone dressings and
copings. Plan: buttressed archway with low walls along site of earlier drawbridge over moat, most still extant on south
side. Gateway: semi-circular headed chamfered opening flanked by stepped buttresses with offsets, moulded cornice,
entablature with panel bearing initials and coat of arms, thought to be C19, cornice and parapet above. Supported on
east side by steel beam, pintels for gate hinges remain and short section of supporting wall. It is assumed that this
was a gateway in a curtain wall, rather than the remains of a gatehouse. Wall with moulded coping returned to 2 square
gatepiers and continued south for about 10 m. Much overgrown; it is probable that some of the earlier structure of the
bridge over the moat survives beneath.

Listing NGR: ST3476627689

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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