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Latitude: 51.3278 / 51°19'40"N
Longitude: -2.8613 / 2°51'40"W
OS Eastings: 340081
OS Northings: 159097
OS Grid: ST400590
Mapcode National: GBR JC.WNYQ
Mapcode Global: VH7CM.CW5H
Entry Name: Abbey Lodge and Gatepiers
Listing Date: 17 January 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1129785
English Heritage Legacy ID: 33359
Location: Banwell, North Somerset, BS29
County: North Somerset
Civil Parish: Banwell
Built-Up Area: Banwell
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST 45 NW BANWELL EAST STREET (north side)
5/21 Abbey Lodge and gatepiers
Lodge and gatepiers to Banwell Abbey (q.v.). Circa 1870. Perhaps by Hans
Price of Weston-super-Mare. Rubble, freestone dressings, slate and double roman
tile roofs, raised coped verges. Single storey, irregular fenestration, mainly
square headed chamfered stone mullion casements, one 4 centered arch head with
3 light timber casement with gothic tracery; an embattled round tower between a
gable with fleur-de-lys finial and a pitched roof with deep overhanging eaves;
towards rear this adjoins a taller gabled section with gabled porch both with
ornate bargeboards (a slightly earlier barn reworked); the whole dominated by a
circular corner turret with a very tall conical cap; to the road a chimney gable
with 2 light leaded pointed windows in a flat arch, C20 casements on either side.
An attached low wall is pierced at either end with pointed openings, that to left
has a door, that to right spearhead railings; then 4 rusticated square piers
with weathered pyramidal caps; centre 2 are recessed and the curved wall is low
with diagonal cast iron railings; tall, heavy cast iron gates between central
piers have curved heads and ball finials.
Listing NGR: ST4008159097
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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