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Latitude: 51.1714 / 51°10'17"N
Longitude: -1.7843 / 1°47'3"W
OS Eastings: 415177
OS Northings: 141374
OS Grid: SU151413
Mapcode National: GBR 502.KPF
Mapcode Global: VHB5C.1T2C
Entry Name: Gate Piers and Gates to Amesbury Abbey, with Flanking Walls
Listing Date: 10 October 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1131088
English Heritage Legacy ID: 321322
Location: Amesbury, Wiltshire, SP4
Civil Parish: Amesbury
Built-Up Area: Amesbury
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: Amesbury St Mary and St Melor
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
AMESBURY CHURCH STREET
11/11 Gate piers and gates to Amesbury
Abbey, with flanking wall
Gate piers and gates. Piers mid-later C18. Chilmark ashlar and
wrought iron gates. Each pier consists of two Tuscan half columns
to front flanking a round headed niche. Blank raised panel over.
Entablature and triangular pediment. Rear similar but Tuscan
pilasters flanking arched recess. Gates, probably C20, with
ornamented lock band and dog rails. To right of right pier, a
flint and stone chequer wall with tiled coping, approximately 2m
high and 8m long, returning as lower boundary wall to graveyard by
some 50m to meet nave of church. Lean-to store with fragments of
medieval carving, and a pedestrian opening at the church end.
Listing NGR: SU1517741374
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