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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1128303
English Heritage Legacy ID: 52416
Location: Abington Pigotts, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, SG8
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
TL 3043 ABINGTON PIGOTTS DOWN HALL
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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