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Gate House at Old Shute House Including Flanking Walls and Pavilions

A Grade I Listed Building in Shute, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7722 / 50°46'19"N

Longitude: -3.0619 / 3°3'42"W

OS Eastings: 325214

OS Northings: 97495

OS Grid: SY252974

Mapcode National: GBR PF.CLTY

Mapcode Global: FRA 47G1.JYL

Entry Name: Gate House at Old Shute House Including Flanking Walls and Pavilions

Listing Date: 8 May 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1098437

English Heritage Legacy ID: 88158

Location: Shute, East Devon, Devon, EX13

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Shute

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Shute St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

8.5.67 Gate House at Old Shute
House including flanking
Walls and Pavilions

Gatehouse and flanking pavilions. Circa 1570 or possibly of earlier C16 origin.
Originally probably aligned on the later parts of Old Shute House before they were
demolished in 1785.

Stone rubble with freestone dressings. Large three-storey gatehouse tower with
semi-octagonal corner turrets stone mullion and transom windows, enbattled parapet
and carriageway with timber four-centred arch over which are the arms of
William Pole. Flanking enbattled walls terminating in smaller three storey
pavilions with full height splayed bays and battlements. Said to contain moulded
plaster ceiling. Ref Country Life Volume 109 pages 326 and 398.

Listing NGR: SY2521497493

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