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Gatehouse Circa 65 Metres to North West of Down Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Abington Pigotts, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.0766 / 52°4'35"N

Longitude: -0.0976 / 0°5'51"W

OS Eastings: 530470

OS Northings: 243735

OS Grid: TL304437

Mapcode National: GBR K77.L5G

Mapcode Global: VHGN9.827D

Entry Name: Gatehouse Circa 65 Metres to North West of Down Hall

Listing Date: 22 November 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1128303

English Heritage Legacy ID: 52416

Location: Abington Pigotts, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, SG8

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Abington Pigotts

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Abington Pigotts St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text


19/10 (19/4)
Gatehouse c65-m to
22.11.67 north-west of Down


Gatehouse. Early C16. Timber-framed with plastered infill. Plain tiled roof
with octagonal lantern. Two storeys with first floor jetties on two sides.
Two bays with cartway and pedestrian entrance in bay to south-west.
Substantial timber-frame, close studded with curved tension braces in each
bay. Bullnosed jetty joists and solid curved braces to posts. Curved
chamfered braces to doorway and cartway forming a 'Caernavon' arched head.
Two pairs of three-light mullioned first floor windows. Interior details
largely intact with screen partitions between openings. Crown-post roof;
crown-post over central truss, braced two ways to collars, and collar purlins.
The gatehouse is situated within the moated site of Down Hall.

VCH: Vol VIII p57 and Litlington
Ireland, M DeC History of Abington Pigotts with Litlington

Listing NGR: TL3047043735

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