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Gateway, Approximately 150 Yards North of Ramsey Abbey, Within the Grounds of Ramsey Abbey School

A Grade II Listed Building in Ramsey, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4497 / 52°26'58"N

Longitude: -0.0989 / 0°5'56"W

OS Eastings: 529292

OS Northings: 285227

OS Grid: TL292852

Mapcode National: GBR K2R.KS5

Mapcode Global: VHGLC.7PKD

Entry Name: Gateway, Approximately 150 Yards North of Ramsey Abbey, Within the Grounds of Ramsey Abbey School

Listing Date: 8 June 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130257

English Heritage Legacy ID: 54423

Location: Ramsey, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE26

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Huntingdonshire

Civil Parish: Ramsey

Built-Up Area: Ramsey

Traditional County: Huntingdonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Ramsey St Thomas a Becket

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

The following entry:-

TL 2885-2985 RAMSEY

12/11 Gateway, approximately
150 yards north of Ramsey Abbey.
within the grounds of
Ramsey Abbey School

II
shall be amended to read:-

TL 2885-2985 RAMSEY

12/11 Kitchen garden walls and
gateways about 160 metres NNE
of Ramsey Abbey

GV II

Kitchen garden walls and gateways. Probably 1839 by Edward Blore. English bond gault brick with
plain stone coping and ashlar gateway. Rectangular plan walled kitchen garden with two gateways on
the south side. The main gateway is ashlar, with elliptical arch with keystone and imposts and flanking
tapered rusticated pilasters on pedestals, supporting entablature with panelled frieze and paired brackets
with cornice and blocking course surmounted by shaped pediment and small flanking obelisks; all in
a Jacobethan style; iron gate with spearheads to mid and top rails. The other gateway has brick arch
with stone imposts and decorated iron gate.

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TL 2885-2985 RAMSEY
12/11
Gateway, approximately
150 yards north of
Ramsey Abbey, within
the grounds of
Ramsey Abbey School

II

Mid C19. Stone. Elliptically headed archway flanked by tapering, rusticated
pilasters with sunken panels to bases and moulded capitals. Entablature of panelled
frieze and deep, moulded cornice carried on paired brackets. Two small obelisks on
pedestals flank shaped pediment with raised decoration to tympanum.


Listing NGR: TL2929285227

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