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The Gateway and West Gateway, Central Archway, Flanking Walls and Piers

A Grade II Listed Building in Abbots Leigh, North Somerset

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Latitude: 51.4568 / 51°27'24"N

Longitude: -2.649 / 2°38'56"W

OS Eastings: 355004

OS Northings: 173288

OS Grid: ST550732

Mapcode National: GBR JN.MGCC

Mapcode Global: VH88M.1NF3

Entry Name: The Gateway and West Gateway, Central Archway, Flanking Walls and Piers

Listing Date: 16 March 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1137323

English Heritage Legacy ID: 33397

Location: Abbots Leigh, North Somerset, BS8

County: North Somerset

Civil Parish: Abbots Leigh

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Abbots Leigh with Leigh Woods

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

ST 57 SW side)

4/1 and 5/1 The Gateway and West Gateway,
Central Archway, Flanking Walls
- and Piers


Central archway, flanking lodges, walls and piers. 1814 by Thomas Hopper.
Ashlar; concealed roofs. In a severe Greek Revival style. Tall, semi-
circular headed central arch with moulded surround and imposts; four detached,
unfluted Ionic columns on plinths, supporting plain, straight entablature,
cornice and blocking course, plain pilasters to wall; coffered soffit to arch.
Flanking single storey lodges (The Gateway and West Gateway): 3 bays, the outer
2 being slightly set back; plain angle pilasters and pilaster strips and plain
cornice; ashlar stacks with moulded caps; glazing bar sash windows and
panelled doors in semi-circular headed openings in the jambs of the arch. From
each lodge low, quadrant walls of ashlar extend for approximately 8 yards and
terminate in square ashlar piers with moulded caps. Formerly the archway and
lodges to Leigh Court, now Leigh Court Hospital (q.v.).

Listing NGR: ST5500473288

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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