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Knights Hospitallers Gateway at Knights Gate

A Grade I Listed Building in Quenington, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7343 / 51°44'3"N

Longitude: -1.7869 / 1°47'12"W

OS Eastings: 414815

OS Northings: 203973

OS Grid: SP148039

Mapcode National: GBR 4S9.C18

Mapcode Global: VHB2M.ZN7W

Entry Name: Knights Hospitallers Gateway at Knights Gate

Listing Date: 4 June 1952

Last Amended: 17 June 1986

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1089944

English Heritage Legacy ID: 129865

Location: Quenington, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Quenington

Built-Up Area: Quenington

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Coln St Aldwyn St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

(west side)

6/239 Knights Hospitallers Gateway at
Knights Gate (formerly listed as
Priory Gateway)



Gatehouse to former Preceptory of the Knights Hospitallers
established in C12. C14, partly reconstructed and extended to
north west in early C16 to form additional 2-storey wing. Rubble
stone with stone slate roof. Square gatehouse and additional wing,
2 storeys. Street side has pointed arch doorway with chamfered
jambs and irregular flush stone quoins and pointed hoodmould, with
vertical battened door. Large flat carriage arch also with
chamfered jambs and dripmould and vertical battened double doors.
Single light above with plank shutters and small cusped niche to
left with headless statuette. Chamber to right has 4-pane light,
and cross on saddlestone on gable end. West side has square
entrance with large timber lintel and faceted stone column with
round base attached on left, with 2-light stone mullion and transom
light over. Chamber has smaller 4-pane light with timber lintel
and C20 entrance. Both upper chambers said to have quatrefoil-
enriched roof trusses but interior not accessible at time of
(VCH, Gloucestershire, Vol.VII, 1981; David Verey, The Buildings
of England: Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds, 1979)

Listing NGR: SP1481603972

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