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Castellated Archway Approximately 200m South-West of St Giles' House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wimborne St. Giles, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.9028 / 50°54'9"N

Longitude: -1.9581 / 1°57'29"W

OS Eastings: 403043

OS Northings: 111476

OS Grid: SU030114

Mapcode National: GBR 41T.9RR

Mapcode Global: FRA 66SQ.8ZF

Entry Name: Castellated Archway Approximately 200m South-West of St Giles' House

Listing Date: 3 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120132

English Heritage Legacy ID: 107447

Location: Wimborne St. Giles, Dorset, Dorset, BH21

County: Dorset

District: East Dorset

Civil Parish: Wimborne St. Giles

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Wimborne St Giles

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


13/112 Castellated Archway
approximately 200m
south-west of St Giles'


Folly in form of a Castellated Archway said to date from 1748 (RCHM).
Ashlar with bands of rock-faced heathstone rustrication. Interior lined
with brickwork. Embattled. Central semi-circular rusticated archway
flanked by 2 round towers. These have casements with lozenge shaped
panes and ashlar architraves. Blind round panels above. Studded plank
doors with ashlar architraves. (RCHM, Dorset, vol V, p 97, no. 5.
Newman, J and Pevsner, N. The Buildings of England: Dorset, 1972, p 473).

Listing NGR: SU0304311476

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